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Record ID: LVPL-E1BCC7
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy and iron Viking strap fitting of Early Medieval date. The object is sub-triangular in plan, expanding at either end and waisted in the centre. The wider expanded end is square in cross-section and has an iron core from which projects the remains of a possible circular rivet for attachment. From the solid square end the object narrows and thins towards the opposite end which is split. The split measures 10mm in length, and is held together by a copper alloy circular rivet at the terminal with a diameter of 3mm. Each face of the object is decorated with six transverse …
Created on: Tuesday 17th January 2017
Last updated: Thursday 19th January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-30A793
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An almost complete copper alloy brooch of Early Medieval date, late 8th-9th century. The brooch is circular in plan and flat with zoomorphic and openwork decoration. The brooch is decorated with a central 'kite-shaped' cross, the terminals of which are rounded, expanding out over the edge of the circumference of the plate. Each rounded terminal contains a circular groove within which is an undecorated area containing a circular rivet hole. Three of the outer incomplete rivets remain in the holes along with a central rivet while one is missing. It is likely that these rivets when co…
Created on: Thursday 4th August 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 20th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nannerch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-4EFB71
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy zoomorphic terminal, probably a box fitting, 11/12th century in date. The object is broken. It seems to represent the head of a an animal with the face, eyes and nose visible. The eyes are two concave circles. The nose is represented by a rise at the end of the face. At the end of the nose is a circular termial, with a circular perforation, possibly for attachment. The object has a semi-circular cross section which is bigger at the head of the animal.
Created on: Wednesday 9th January 2008
Last updated: Friday 9th September 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-B07C55
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy twisted ring, possibly Viking in date. This ring consists of two pieces of copper alloy wire which have been twisted together. It is now not a full circle having been bent out of shape. Both ends are narrowed almost to a point. There is the remains of gilding on the surface.
Created on: Friday 1st May 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd August 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-BFBC1E
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper alloy Early-Medieval (Anglo-Saxon) copper alloy buckle frame, probably dating from the 6th century. The frame is rectangular, with a single loop, thick edges and a recessed narrowed bar. The pin is missing. The underside of the buckle is flat and plain but the upper face is decorated with a curved recess either side of the notch for the pin. The recess contains seven raised triangles on each side. The recess would probably have been inlaid with decoration, perhaps in a zig-zag around the raised triangles. Damage at one side of the frame suggests that the inlay may have b…
Created on: Tuesday 8th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 13th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-D1295B
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Late Saxon tongue-shaped copper alloy strap-end of Thomas' (2004) Class E. The attachment end is incomplete. Just below the attachment the object is decorated with a double horizontal ridge separated with a groove. The top ridge is decorated with punched dot decoration. The object is decorated in relief and with openwork. The strap end has a central square with four punched dots. Four separate raised sub-ovals sit at each side of the central square. Projecting from each corner of the square is a narrow arm, each decorated with three punched dots and …
Created on: Wednesday 9th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 13th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL2260
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Medieval pin, balloon-shaped head separated from the shank by a small, circumfercial moulding. Complete but shank is bent.
Created on: Wednesday 25th September 2002
Last updated: Friday 27th March 2015
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-4B6303
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy unidentified object of Early Medieval to Medieval date. The object is conical and faceted with an oval base. The object tapers towards the top which is rounded and complete. Four rounded knops decorate each side of the object just below the rounded top. The object is decorated with a series of punched dots forming a border around the bottom edge of the object. Seven punched dots run from this border up two faces of the object to the central knop. The base is undecorated. The object has a dark green patina and is in good condition. The object seems too large to b…
Created on: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 18th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Selby area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-86A992
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy possible strap fitting dating to the Early Medieval period. The body of the object is sub-triangular in shape and hollow. Each face is decorated with a long triangular perforation measuring 14mm in length and 7mm in width at the base. On the front and rear faces of the object are three more perforations. Either side of the top of the large triangle is a small lentoid perforation while above the top point of the triangular perforation is a small inverted triangular perforation measuring 6mm in length. The base of the object is rectangular in plan with a central circ…
Created on: Wednesday 11th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 11th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kelsall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-60DEB3
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy Early Medieval kite headed pin. It has a lozenge shaped head with a circular perforation at the top. The shaft of the pin has a circular section and has broken before the end. Dr Kevin Leahy says 'These are of 10 - 11th century date and seem to be of ultimately Irish origin, although they are found in England due to the Vikings. This pin is slightly unusual as it has a hole though the head.'
Created on: Thursday 10th January 2008
Last updated: Sunday 27th October 2013
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-ACFE56
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy object dating from the 12th-13th century. The object is sub-oval in plan with a sub-rectangular tab projecting from one side. The tabbed projection is pierced with a regular circular perforation. One side of the object is engraved with a face. The oval face has an open down-turned mouth, a long narrow nose and oval eyes. Below and to the right of the perforation is a small trefoil. The remains of gilding can be seen on the face and trefoil. On the rear of the object are two engraved curved lines which appear to be deliberate decoration. The use …
Created on: Monday 7th January 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 8th January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Egmanton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-454A04
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy bracelet dating to the Roman period, c. 4th century AD. The object has been cut down and reused to form a finger ring. The artefact is trapezoidal in plan, in that it narrows very slightly from one end to the other. It has a rectangular cross-section. The bracelet is decorated unifacially using ring-and-dot motifs. Towards the terminal end of the object are twelve ring-and-dots in parallel lines, beyond these the object tapers and five ring-and dots are placed in a single line. Below the final ring-and-dot is a transverse groove before the object termin…
Created on: Thursday 27th September 2012
Last updated: Friday 28th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elkesley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-D78BE5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch from the late 5th century AD. The foot is D-shaped in cross-section before flattening out. The foot has a zoomorphic terminal with two eyes picked out by raised dots. The object has expanded circular nostrils above the spatulate extension. Above the zoomorphic terminal the foot is decorated with three transverse mouldings. A small amount of the base of the catchplate remains on the reverse. The object has a dark green patina and is in good condition. Similar examples can be found on p105-107, MacGregor and Bolick, (1993). Th…
Created on: Monday 23rd January 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 8th February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scopwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9E25E4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy weight dating to the Early Medieval period. The object is sub-circular in plan and rectangular in cross-section. The upper surface is decorated with five running spirals within a grooved border. The reverse of the object is decorated with three ring-and-dot decorations which are unevenly spaced. Some signs of corrosion can be seen on the lower surface. The object has a dark green patina. Weights such as this are usually attached to a block of lead. Although the object measures 5.98mm in thickness it appears to have originally been a mount from a shrine. It can be d…
Created on: Tuesday 29th June 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 15th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-61A287
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy decorative mount with gilt decoration on the front face. Early Medieval in date, c.7-800AD. It is incomplete, bent and has broken into 2 pieces. The larger piece (which has one bent end) measures 24 x 21mm. The smaller piece measures 19 x 20mm. The decoration consists of 2 lines of scroll swirls inside a border. At one end of the clasp there are 2 small circular holes, one at each corner. In what would have been the centre of the clasp is a circular perforation, surrounded by a circle of plain metal. This piece is typical of the 8th century both in design and the gild…
Created on: Wednesday 16th April 2008
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-D492B4
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy openwork mount in the Urnes style. Decorated on one side with cast interlace, plain on the back. Irregular in plan but roughly tapers to a narrow end where it has broken. The opposite wider end has an off-centre pointed projection.
Created on: Thursday 5th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORTH YORKSHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-8CBBE5
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy open work disk with possible animal motifs. Decorated with ring and dot on both surfaces. The dots are drilled. Incomplete.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd November 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-4942C7
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Post Medieval belt fitting or hook. It is drop shaped in plan with a narrow strip protruding from the rounded end which curves round to form a hook. It has broken before the end. At the narrowed end the fitting is bulbous. In the centre of the fitting is the remains of a circular rivet.
Created on: Sunday 26th April 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-01B0D2
Object type: HARNESS FITTING
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Early Medieval harness fitting. It is in three pieces but when complete is a cross-shape. Two of the arms have broken off, the ends remain but some of the middle section is missing. The estimated measurement when complete is 42mm. The main piece measures 29.29mm by 29.03mm in its present state. In the centre of the cross is a raised hollow dome which is 5.99mm high. Each arm ends in a trilobe shape, the central lobe having a rivet in the middle.
Created on: Sunday 17th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aston Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-1D3EA7
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from a cast copper alloy undecorated socketed axehead of Late Bronze Age date. The piece represents the lower part of the axehead. It is rectangular in section with a hollow rectangular socket. Viewed in plan, the sides flare outwards slightly to the cutting edge which is modestly curved. The axe terminates in old breaks mid-way above the blade end. The cutting edge is 2.92mm thick and is quite damaged. It is 57.24mm in length, 35.78mm wide and weighs 57.8g. At the socketed end the axe is 4.71mm thick. It has a dark grey/black patina.
Created on: Monday 6th July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beeston', grid reference and parish protected.


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