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Record ID: LEIC-4C1540
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
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Roman copper alloy headstud bow brooch, 18mm long 18mm wide and 7mm thick with a weight of 4.02g. The object consists of a rectangular cross sectioned curved bow which is missing its lower half and is decorated with a raised circle containing a raised cross motif. This merges into rectangular shaped, stepped solid wings which house a hinged pin, now incomplete.
Created on: Friday 22nd March 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd March 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-4BF31D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
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Roman copper alloy cockerel plate brooch, 35mm long 22mm wide and 16mm thick with a weight of 5.05g. The object is oval in form and sub triangular in cross section. It consists of a hollow oval shaped body which is rounded to form a central flat 'back' and sloping sides. At the base (under the missing tail) there are the remains of two semi-circular pin lugs with a corresponding catch plate scar at the base of the neck. At this end the object has a conical solid neck projecting upwards at an angle and this terminates in a flattish head with a long incomplete cocks comb and beak, a cir…
Created on: Friday 22nd March 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd March 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-8DB5E1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Polden hill type bow brooch, 27mm long, 22mm wide and 10mm thick with a weight of 7.43g. The brooch has hollow semi-circular cross sectioned wings sitting on a rectangular shaped, semi-circular cross sectioned platform from which emerges a semi-circular cross sectioned bow. This is decorated with a double incised elongated triangular motif covering the upper half of the bow. The brooch is missing its foot and its spring.
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cadeby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-8D71E9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy Dolphin type bow brooch, 21mm long, 17mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 4.77g. The brooch has circular cross sectioned, hollow wings and a semi-circular cross sectioned bow which is decorated with a series of short incised lines forming a band running down its centre. The brooch is worn and is missing its foot and its hinged pin.
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Earl Shilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-8CFFF0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
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Late Iron age - early Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 56mm long, 15mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 20.31g. The brooch has a triangular cross sectioned curved bow which terminates in a plain head with a semi-circular plate protruding from the centre with two circular holes to hold a spring, now missing. One hole is filled with iron. The bow has a prominent ridge, is plain and tapers in width to a flat base plate, whose reverse houses a rectangular catch plate. The bow terminates with an outward facing sub rectangular foot. The brooch matches fig. 5531, pl.6 in Mackreth, D. 'Roman…
Created on: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Earl Shilton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-554C09
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Leicestershire
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Late Iron age to early Roman copper alloy Le Tene III bow brooch, 37mm in length, 9mm wide and 3mm thick with a weight of 2.98grams. The brooch is intact except for its pin. It consists of a circular cross sectioned curved bow which gradually widens and becomes sub rectangular in cross section towards its base to accommodate a very shallow catch plate. At its head it is a spring of four coils attached by a fold under the bow.
Created on: Tuesday 26th February 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 6th March 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-6E27D7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy 'Dolphin' bow brooch, 37mm long, 20mm wide and 12mm thick with a weight of 10.36g. The brooch is incomplete, being unfinished and possibly a failed casting. It has open semi-circular cross sectioned wings sitting behind a circular cross sectioned tapering bow with rounded stepped foot. It has a sub rectangular catchplate with turned end which is half the length of the bow. It has a slight casting seam running the length of the front of the bow, with a more pronounced section in the centre. It has an extensive rough seam/'plate' of bronze on its reverse side which fi…
Created on: Friday 15th February 2019
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-6DE10C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Hod Hill, without side lugs brooch, 23mm long, 13mm wide and 2mm thick with a weight of 1.51g. The brooch is incomplete, representing the upper half of the brooch and is sub rectangular in form and cross section. It has an inverted triangular upper section with a central rectangular recess in its upper edge to house the now missing pin. Below it widens out to form 'shoulders' and then gently tapers in width and curves, with three slight linear recesses at decoration. It is missing its foot and catch plate.
Created on: Friday 15th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-6D900F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy 'bow and fantail' bow brooch, 29mm long, 14mm wide and 12mm thick with a weight of 5.50g. The brooch is rather crudely made and has circular cross sectioned, solid short wings which would have housed a hinged pin, now missing. The bow has a rectangular cross sectioned curved shaft which widens out into a flat triangular plate. This has a plain raised border surrounding a triangular recess. This is filled with a single central raised triangle, creating three triangular recesses which probably held enamel. The reverse of this has a small sub triangular catch plate.
Created on: Friday 15th February 2019
Last updated: Friday 15th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-6D662B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Published Find published
AC Late Iron Age to early Roman copper alloy Langton Down brooch, AD 25 -60. The brooch has a circular cross sectioned hollow 'head plate' which houses a spring of four coils and a partial pin. The bow is rectangular in form and cross section and is flat and missing its base. It is decorated with a series of ridges. Its reverse houses the scars of an open catch-plate which take up half of the bows length. It is 41mm long, 17mm wide and 10mm thick with a weight of 4.13g.
Created on: Friday 15th February 2019
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-9A9B64
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval copper alloy brooch fragment, 34mm long 12mm wide and 4mm thick with a weight of 5.72g. The object is rectangular in form and cross section and forms the upper part of the bow of a cruciform or small long brooch and consists of one half which is plain and has a bowed form with a rounded upper surface. The second half is flat and rectangular with slight traces of probable lappets to each side. The reverse of this houses a centrally placed, sub rectangular catch plate.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-9980B2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch, 33mm long, 18mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 4.71g. The brooch has short circular cross sectioned wings which contain the remains of an iron rod and which would have housed a hinged pin (now missing). It has a plain semi-circular cross sectioned tapering bow which is missing its base and has the scars of a large openwork catch plate on its reverse, which would have taken up two thirds of the bows length.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-9950EA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy headstud bow brooch, 23mm long, 15mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 4.88g. The brooch is in poor condition and incomplete. It has narrow rectangular shaped and cross sectioned wings which house a hinged pin recess (pin now missing) and sit behind a rectangular cross sectioned bow. This has a raised circular motif at its shoulder just above a sharp turn in the bow, which is missing its base.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-97B97B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy trumpet brooch, 32mm in length, and 12mm wide with a weight of 4.92g. The brooch has an oval shaped solid head with a recess for a hinged pin, now missing. The shaft is D shaped in cross section with an acanthus scroll at the curved shoulder which is flanked by a raised triple collar above and below. The brooch is missing its foot and catch-plate.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-96A776
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy gilded annular brooch, 3mm thick thick and 39mm in diameter with a weight of 3.05g. The brooch is circular in in form and cross section and is decorated with four quatrefoil, petalled applied motifs at cardinal points, which have traces of gilding. The pin is missing.
Created on: Tuesday 5th February 2019
Last updated: Friday 15th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-070914
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy trumpet bow brooch, 40mm in length, 14mm wide and 6mm thick with a weight of 6.50g. The brooch has a semi-circular, incomplete headplate, behind which are two semi-circular projections holding a bar to house the spring of four coils. The D cross sectioned bow emerges from the front of this and curves. At this point it has four raised thin bands filling nearly half its length. Below these it is plain and its reverse houses a catchplate scar, half the length of the bow. Foot and pin are missing. The brooch is similar to fig. 187, eg. 439. Hattat, R. 'A catalogue of R…
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-06DE3C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, rear hook brooch, The brooch has rectangular shaped, semi-circular cross sectioned open wings decorated with a rounded recess at each side and is missing its spring. The bow has a D shaped cross section and tapers in width to its pointed terminal. Its reverse houses a short catchplate scar. It is decorated with a central ridge running its length and this is flanked by rows of stamped dots. The brooch has traces of tinning all over its surface. It is 28mm in length, 24mm wide and 9mm thick with a weight of 6.03g. It is simiar to fig. 197, egs. …
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LEIC-06202B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Early Medieval copper alloy zoomorphic brooch, 47mm in length, 27mm wide and 1mm thick with a weight of 14.30grams. The brooch is sub-rectangular in form and rectangular in cross section. It is in the form of a double headed S-shaped beast. The wide central portion curves around and narrows, terminating in two animal heads which are mirror images. This has a triangular upper edge with a punched 'eye' below the apex and pointed open jaws which merge into the main body. The space created between the body and the jaws is a perfect circle and this has a border of small circular punch ma…
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 20th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'freeby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-05FA99
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy bow brooch. 34mm in length, 17mm wide and 3mm thick with a weight of 4.35grams. The brooch has a narrow rectangular shaped wings sitting over a large spring, now corroded, which is attached by a loop to the wings. It has a sub circular cross sectioned bow which tapers to a point. It is plain and is missing the pin and catch plate. The brooch could be a late Iron Age type or a plain early Roman type.
Created on: Tuesday 29th January 2019
Last updated: Thursday 31st January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kings Ripton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-F3FF0B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman copper alloy knee brooch, AD 100-200, Length: 33 mm, width: 18 mm, thickness: 8 mm, weight: 10.92 g. The brooch is complete except for its spring, pin and catchplate. It has semi-circular cross sectioned, rectangular shaped open wings. These sit above a rectangular cross sectioned, curved bow. This is swollen where it curves, giving it the distinctive shape of this type. The bow then narrows before splaying out into a sub rectangular foot. Similar to fig. 194, e.g. 479 in Hattatt, R. ' A catalogue of Richard Hattatts ancient brooches'
Created on: Wednesday 16th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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