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    • Object type: HARNESS PENDANT

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Record ID: WILT-D656F5
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A Medieval (1250-1500) copper alloy gilded and enamelled shield-shaped heraldic horse harness pendant, blazoned: gules a fess between six cross crosslets or. The pendant has a red enamel background divided in two with a horizontal band. Above are three cross crosslets horizontally arranged, below are a further three arranged two over one. Gilding is missing on the cross crosslets but a small speck survives on the band. The red enamel background is almost intact above the band, but is mostly missing below. It measures 40.20x25.55x6.50mm and weighs 10.10g. Excluding the loop it meas…
Created on: Thursday 5th April 2012
Last updated: Thursday 5th April 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chirton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-42CA17
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Medieval copper alloy gilt and enameled horse harness pendant and silvered pendant hanger, together measuring 55.59mm in length and weighing 15.98g. The pendant hanger is T-shaped and triangular in section with a split cylindrical projection at the bottom of the stem. The cross bar measures 19.21x9.13x2.88mm and the stem 6.04x7.95x4.15mm, excluding the cylindrical projection which is 5.92mm in diameter and 7.36mm in horizontal length. The iron axis bar is present and corroded as the suspended pendant is in situ and immoveable. Silvering is present on all parts of the hanger except for…
Created on: Tuesday 24th February 2009
Last updated: Wednesday 4th October 2017
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Record ID: WILT-AE5C02
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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An incomplete Medieval (1250-1500) copper alloy enamelled lozenge-shaped heraldic horse harness pendant, with a broken loop and missing probable gilding (or silvering). It is blazoned bend azure on engrailed cross gules impaling three bends gules, and is probably the arms for a marriage (Laura Burnett pers.comm. 2012) . The original surface has been lost (with gilding or silvering), leaving the enamel decoration standing proud of the present surface. It measures 43.44x30.05x6.67mm and weighs 11.81g. Excluding the loop it measures 33.39mm long and 2.94mm thick. There is a possibi…
Created on: Monday 9th July 2012
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Breamore', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-78B4F0
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
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Copper alloy heraldic shield-shaped horse harness pendant. The pendant itself measures 35.9mm long, 26.6mm wide and is 2.9mm thick. The suspension loop is rotated at 90 degrees to the pendant and measures 6.5mm long, 4.6mm wide and 3.7mm thick. The entire item weighs 10.78grams. The pendant has enamelled coats of arms on both sides, the coats of arms are in red and gold; made of red enamel on the original, gold coloured, brass of the pendent. One side has: Or three chevrons gules; ie three red chevrons on a gold background. These are the arms of the Earls of Gloucester and Hereford, …
Created on: Friday 11th January 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Middleton on Sea', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-1FD1F7
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
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A cast copper-alloy Roman harness pendant of a type generally dated to the 3rd century. It is flat with a broken transverse suspension loop at the top. Below the loop it has a kite-shaped upper body with a very elongated lower point. The upper part is decorated on the front with two incised lines marking out a lozenge shape with the loop at the top point. The lower point tapers gradually to a rounded knop at the terminal which projects above the front of the pendant. About half way down this extended point it widens into an oval shape with two incised lines in a chevron on the fr…
Created on: Thursday 16th September 2010
Last updated: Friday 17th September 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Chichester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-4100A1
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy medieval shield-shaped harness pendant.
Created on: Thursday 10th February 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 17th July 2012
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Record ID: SUR-E1B431
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Surrey
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A complete medieval cast copper alloy and enamelled heraldic harness pendant. The pendant is shield-shaped. Gules fretty (or/argent) a label (?). This is probably the Huddleston or Audley families.
Created on: Wednesday 29th February 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 29th February 2012
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Record ID: SOM-3F82B7
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Medieval cast copper alloy heraldic harness pendant. The pendant is shield shaped with a straight top and convex sides which meet at a point at the bottom. From the middle of the top edge projects a transverse suspension loop.The front is decorated with 'bendy argent and gules'; red enamel bands (red lines running from the top left to the bottom right) alternating with plain bands which appear to have traces of a white metal coating. It is 47.5mm long including the loop, 27mm wide and 3.3mm thick. The pendant weighs 10.43g. Harness pendants are generally dated from the twelfth to…
Created on: Monday 14th January 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd January 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Martock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2CE113
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Medieval copper alloy harness pendant. The pendant is in the shape of a six petal flower (sexfoil) with a circular hole in the center. The front is convex with a concave back. Each petal is defined by a recessed line and at the top of one petal there is a transverse attachment loop. The loop is integrally cast and drilled with a circular hole for suspension. The surface now has a brown patina with small traces of gilding in the recessed lines. It measures 37.7.mm in length, 27.0mm in width, 4.5mm in thickness and weighs 9.84g. Griffiths (1995:62) suggests pendants of this form ar…
Created on: Thursday 18th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 25th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Norton Fitzwarren CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-2C2364
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Somerset
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A complete cast Post Medieval - Modern equal-armed cross shaped horse harness pendant (c.1700-1900 AD). The object is cruciform in plan, each of the broad arms has a semi-circular end and tapers slightly in width towards the center. The pendant is flat with a sub-oval integrally cast suspension loop extending from one of the arms, with a circular perforation approximately 8.0mm in diameter drilled transversely through it.It has a green/brown patena, very worn but probably undecorated. The pendant is 69.8mm in length including loop, 54.6mm excluding loop, 44.18mm in width, 3.15mm thick…
Created on: Thursday 18th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 25th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke St Gregory CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7E75B7
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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Two complete copper alloy figurative harness pendants of 13th or 14th century date both in the form of an eagle. One pendant appears lightly less worn or bettwen cast than the other and is therefore slightly larger. Both have a single loop at their apex which is perpendicular to the axis of the pendant. The pendants are in the shape of an eagle displayed with head to left and five openwork circles between the wings, legs and tail. The fronts have traces of gilding, the backs are flat and otherwise undecorated. The head of the bird is facing left with a prominent down turned triangu…
Created on: Monday 19th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd January 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-B16C87
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Cast copper alloy harness pendant dating to the Medieval period. The pendant is shield shaped with a broken suspension loop projecting from the top. The heraldic device on the object is Per fess indented xx and xx. The xx represent a colour and a metal however these are unknown. The attachment loop is broken at the top and has been twisted to one side. The object can be dated from 1250-1450AD.
Created on: Thursday 23rd September 2010
Last updated: Friday 15th October 2010
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Record ID: LVPL-B1A377
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Cast copper alloy harness pendant dating to the Medieval period. The object is lozenge shaped in plan with a circular suspension loop projecting from the top. The object bears the heraldic device bendy or (gold) and azure (blue). Bendy or and azure are the arms of the Montfort, Mountfort or Mountford (spelling optional) family, the label is a mark of difference indicating it is the arms of the eldest son. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The object can be dated to the 13th century.
Created on: Thursday 23rd September 2010
Last updated: Friday 15th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Boroughbridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-D6DF11
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A cast copper-alloy horse harness pendant. The pendant is in the form of a large quatrefoil with a small right-angle in each corner. In the centre is a heraldic crest, though it is somewhat difficult to describe in the absence of colour. In the centre is a shield containing a chevron between three crosses bottony/fleury or even crosslet. There appears to be the remains of enamel in the background of the shield, and so the heraldy might best be described as 'gules a chevron between three crosses bottony or'. There is an incomplete loop at the top. Similar heraldry is seen fo…
Created on: Friday 14th May 2010
Last updated: Monday 17th May 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Saltfleetby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-0E9BF0
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Cast copper alloy heraldic harness pendant dating from the medieval period, that is 12th-14th century. The pendant is small and complete with only the small suspension loop slightly bent. The pendant is shield-shaped with a plain reverse and a decorated obverse. The obverse shows an enamelled chevron gules with three stars or flowers in the corners (Argent a chevron between three mullets gules). Without the remaining attributes of the complete coat of arms it is impossible to say which family or town this shield belonged to. In the medieval times it would have probably made sense to t…
Created on: Thursday 8th December 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 21st March 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Thetford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-5B5B30
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Extremely worn enamelled cast copper alloy harness pendant dating from the medieval period, that is c. 14th century AD. It is extremely worn and very thin. The decoration can only be seen in corrosion products on the obverse surface. The reverse was probably undecorated. The loop at the top is worn away except for a fine, thin spike. It is composed of a quatrefoil plate with angular projections bearing an armorial device, the details of which are lost to corrosion but it appears to have contained a crowned capital letter W. Pendants of this type are seen as fourteenth century (Grif…
Created on: Wednesday 26th November 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 11th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lancaster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-1CC530
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete cast copper-alloy shield-shaped harness pendant of Medieval date (c.1200-c. 1400). The pendant has a straight top, curving sides and a pointed base. At the centre of the top of the shield there is a suspension bar with a loop turned through 90° to the plane of the pendant. The rear face of the pendant is plain. Most of the loop is missing and has abraded breaks. 33.0 x 22.6 x 3.2mm. Weight: 7.96g. The shield is decorated with: gules three lions passant guardant or with a label of three points azure. A red back ground with three gold lions and at the top over one o…
Created on: Wednesday 5th May 2010
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-3594A1
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A Medieval cast copper-alloy and enamelled heraldic harness pendant (c. 1255-c. 1303). The pendant is in the form of a shield with a straight top and curving sides. It has a central suspension loop at the top turned through 90° to the plane of the pendant. The rear face is plain. There is no patina. The device may be described thus: Gules a fess between six martlets or (a gold horizontal band with three martlets above and below) There is a tiny fleck of gilding on the horizontal band and also on one of the martlets. The arms of this pendant were borne by Sir Walter de Beauchamp Knt…
Created on: Monday 11th October 2010
Last updated: Monday 21st March 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-6A9348
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn cast copper alloy enamelled heraldic harness pendant of probable 14th-century (c.1250 - c.1450) date. The pendant is worn and corroded and some detail is lost or obscured . The pendant is sub-triangular (shield-shaped) in plan and sub-rectangular in cross-section. The edges of the shield are slightly bevelled and the profile of the pendant is slightly bowed (convex). On the upper edge of the shield is an integral cast suspension loop which is set at 90 degrees to the plain of the pendant. The top edge of the suspension loop is lost through an old heavily worn break. The front …
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2012
Last updated: Friday 20th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-4DAE23
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A worn cast copper alloy enamelled heraldic harness pendant of probable 14th-century (c.1250 - c.1450) date. The pendant is worn and much detail is lost or obscured . The pendant is sub-triangular (shield-shaped) in plan and sub-rectangular in cross-section. The edges of the shield are slightly bevelled and the profile of the pendant is slightly bowed (convex). On the upper edge of the shield is an integral cast suspension loop which is set at 90 degrees to the plain of the pendant. The front face of the pendant had an enamelled design - which is poorly defined due to modern corrosio…
Created on: Friday 28th September 2012
Last updated: Friday 20th June 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Worfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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