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    • IdentifierID: 00144900DEE01B9C
    • Institution: SOM

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Record ID: SOM-EAA3D2
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete secondary blade probably dating to the Late Mesolithic (6500-4300 BC). The blade is snapped at the proximal end. There is possible evidence of retouch on both the left and right sides of the ventral face, this could also be due to wear. Three previous strikings are visible on the dorsal face creating a sub-triangular cross section. The flint is a mottled brown colour. Length: 22.0mm, Width: 14.25mm, Thickness: 4.8mm, Weight: 1.53g
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EA8128
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete tertiary blade probably dating to the Late Mesolithic (6500-4300 BC). The blade is snapped at the distal end. A striking platform and bulb of percussion is visible on the ventral face. Two previous strikings are visible on the dorsal face creating a triangular cross section. The flint is a mottled yellow-orange colour. Length: 37.25mm, Width: 19.5mm, Thickness: 4.8mm, Weight: 3.60g
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-EA4915
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy probable figurine of a female, the head is the only component which survives. The head has a triangular shaped headdress topped with a crescent moon. Below this is a heavily worn female head, the only clearly identifiable features are the nose and part of the mouth. The reverse is heavily worn and contains a sub-oval indentation. Length: 27.50mm, Width: 13.85mm, Thickness: 13.3mm, Weight: 14.51g
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E9FZB3
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman to Post-medieval copper-alloy unidentified object. The fragment has two copper-alloy circular rivets on the front face. There is circular indentation on the reverse, the reverse is plain and undecorated. Length: 10.95mm, Width: 8.4mm, Thickness: 2.95mm, Weight: 0.61g
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E9DE81
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman to Post-medieval copper-alloy unidentified object. The artefact is rectangular in form and has a C shaped cross section. The front face is convex and thickens slightly towards the centre where there are two evenly spaced perforations (c. 2.7mm in diameter) in the centre of the artefact. wings are decorated with incised lines, a horizontal incision is flanked by two incisions forming a V shape on either end. The reverse is plain and undecorated, it is hollow and concave in form. There is some iron corrosion product on one with on the reverse. the artefact has a mid …
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E9B626
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Roman copper-alloy unidentified object. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal which has been bent inwards on itself. It is sub-rectangular in cross section. One outer face has regular indents with a scalloped profile. Length: 34.05mm, Width: 11.05mm, Thickness: 1.25mm, Weight: 0.92g
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E99933
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment possibly from the terminal of a Roman copper alloy bracelet or the bow from a Roman Strip brooch. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal, which widens gradually towards the possible terminal end. The front face is plain and undecorated. The artefact has been bent inwards at one end. Length: 37.05mm, Width: 6.9mm, Thickness: 0.7mm, Weight: 0.78g
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-E98287
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment possibly from the terminal of a Roman copper alloy bracelet or the bow from a Roman Strip brooch. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal, which widens gradually towards the terminal end. The front face has possibly been decorated with two V shaped lines made from C shaped indents which run down each side. The artefact has been bent inwards in the middle, one end has a hairline crack. Length: 22.95mm, Width: 12.2mm, Thickness: 1.05mm, Weight: 1.53g
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DA3014
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment possibly from the terminal of a Roman copper alloy bracelet. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal, which thickens and widens gradually towards the terminal end. The front face has been decorated with two vertical incisions running along the artefact forming a crude V shape. The artefact has been bent inwards in the middle. Length: 34.65mm, Width: 6.56mm, Thickness: 2.5mm, Weight: 2.11g
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D9F852
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy fragment possibly of a bracelet probably dating to the Roman period. The object is sub-oval in cross-section and is undecorated. The object thickens towards the terminal which has been bent in on itself. There are two vertical incisions on the inner face. The object measures 27.15mm in length, 20.7mm in width, is 5.5mm thick and weighs 6.37g.
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 27th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D95F41
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch. The pin, part of the head, the foot and catch plate are missing. The majority of the head is missing, part of attachment which would hold the wing survives. The head continues seamlessly into the bow. The brooch thickens abruptly leave a distinct step between the bow and the head which has evidence of red enamel. The brooch widens about half way down the bow before tapering slightly towards the break before the foot. The brooch has a vertical convex ridge running along the centre of the brooch which thickens as it runs down the bow. At the poi…
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 27th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D62801
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch. The pin, part of the head, the foot and catchplate are missing. The majority of the head is missing, part of the wing survives. The head continues seamlessly into the bow. The bow consists of a strip of metal, tapering slightly towards the break before the foot. The front of the bow is decorated with parallel a central incised groove running down the front, the reverse is flat and undecorated. At the end is an old break which has removed the bottom of the foot, The brooch is pitted and is corroded. Length : 24.95mm, width of head: 9.9mm, 1.…
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D5EC81
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch. The fragment consists of part of the bow, formed from a strip of metal. The front of the bow is decorated with parallel incised grooves running down the front with fine pellet decoration. At the end is an old break which has removed the bottom of the foot. Length : 11.2mm, Width: 8.3mm, 1.5mm thick, Weight: 0.57g.
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 27th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D5D237
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy Roman bow brooch, probably a strip bow. The pin, part of the head, the foot and catch plate are missing. The majority of the head is missing, one incomplete wing survives. The head continues seamlessly into the bow. The bow consists of a strip of metal, tapering slightly towards the break before the foot. The front of the bow is decorated with parallel incised grooves running down the front with fine pellet decoration. There is a central vertical ridge which runs down the length of the bow. At the end is an old break which has removed the bottom of the foot, Th…
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-D57660
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Incomplete copper alloy Late Iron Age to Roman strip brooch. The pin, part of the head, the foot and catch plate are missing. The majority of the head is missing, one incomplete wing survives. The head continues seamlessly into the bow. The bow consists of a strip of metal, tapering slightly towards the break before the foot. The front of the bow is decorated with parallel incised grooves running down the front with fine pellet decoration. There is a central vertical ridge which runs down the length of the bow. At the end is an old break which has removed the bottom of the foot, The …
Created on: Tuesday 19th April 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 30th June 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C322D1
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from the terminal of a Roman copper alloy bracelet. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal with decoration on one face, the reverse is flat. The bracelet has been decorated with vertical incisions which run from the break to the terminal, there is a 10.4mm gap where the bracelet is undecorated. The terminal has a vertical ridge just before a incomplete projection. Length: 30.5mm, Width: 3.4mm, Thickness: 1.67mm, Weight: 1.32g
Created on: Monday 18th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C301C8
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from the terminal of a Roman copper alloy bracelet. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal, which thickens slightly towards the terminal end. The bracelet has been decorated with sets of spaced vertical incisions, there are four incisions closest to the terminal, the other groups consist of six incisions. The terminal widens and thins, there is either dot decoration or pitting on the terminal. Length: 38.95mm, Width: 2.9mm, Thickness: 1.8mm, Weight: 2.10g
Created on: Monday 18th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C28184
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from the terminal of a Roman copper alloy bracelet. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal, which thickens and widens gradually towards the terminal end. No decoration is visible, the end with the break has been bent upwards slightly. Length: 43.05mm, Width: 6.95mm, Thickness: 4.25mm, Weight: 3.51g
Created on: Monday 18th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C25D32
Object type: SURGICAL INSTRUMENT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Roman copper alloy surgical or toilet instrument; spoon-probe terminal. The terminal is the possible probe of the spoon-probe implement. The probe is a long bulbous knopped terminal which is circular in section which tapers to a very slender broken shaft. The break is not recent. Length: 21.9mm, Width: 4mm, Weight: 1.3g
Created on: Monday 18th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C1FFC0
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a Roman copper alloy bracelet. The fragment comprises a curved strip of metal, which thickens gradually towards the terminal end. The fragment is decorated with two horizontal incisions which run along the centre of the bracelet to what is possibly the terminal end. The two horizontal incisions taper towards the break and end at a vertical incision, after this there appears to be a ring and dot motif although the bracelet is incomplete after this point. The fragment is bent inwards just before the break. Length: 47.65mm, Width: 6.35mm, Thickness: 1.15mm, Weight: 2.37g
Created on: Monday 18th April 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 27th April 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Cheddar', grid reference and parish protected.


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