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    • IdentifierID: 00144900DEE01B9C
    • Primary material: Iron

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Record ID: WILT-0BBFE7
Object type: HELMET
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete iron helmet of post-medieval date probably a English civil war lobster pot helmet. The helmet is 200mm in surviving height and 210mm wide and 300mm in length. The helmet is formed of two plates joined in the centre with a raised comb. A number of incomplete rivets survive within the two plates, internally they have square sectioned washers (12.6mm wide). The front of the helmet is incomplete in places, the front plate extends 55mm from the raised comb. The front edges has been curled downwards slightly, at this point the helmet is 0.75mm thick. The raised comb widens and…
Created on: Monday 9th November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 14th June 2016
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Record ID: WILT-E7AE9F
Object type: HOB NAIL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A group of eight iron hobnails, probably Roman in date. The group collectively weighs 9.03 grams. Six of the heads are boradly oval, two are broadly square.
Created on: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Last updated: Monday 20th October 2014
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Record ID: WILT-A3591B
Object type: HIPPOSANDAL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Swindon
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A largely complete but damaged Roman iron hipposandal. The hipposandal is formed from a broadly rectangular plate which tapers towards the front and rear with two projections located on either side. The hipposandal has a flat sole. There are two incomplete side wings, at right angles to the sole. The heel is upturned at about 45 degrees and flares outwards. The heel terminates with a downward facing hook. The base of the sole is flat. The hipposandal has an uneven, corroded, dull brown surface. The loop located by the toe has been bent downwards but is complete.The loop above the toe i…
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2014
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chiseldon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-0E9BA9
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A hoard of 18 Roman iron tools Awl A seemingly complete iron awl of Manning's type 4a measuring 148.60mm in length and weighing 30.66 grams. The tapering pyramidal head in square is cross section (10.05mm maximum width and tapers to the point (2.35mm maximum width). The stem is circular in cross section and tapers to the tip. Similar awls have been recorded in Manning 1989 p. 40. Awl An incomplete iron awl of Manning's type 4a measuring 101.25mm in length and weighing 11.02 grams. The tapering pyramidal head in square is cross section (8.25mm maximum width and tapers to th…
Created on: Thursday 24th July 2014
Last updated: Saturday 12th December 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marlborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-0F8B04
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: MODERN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A modern silvered medallion of Wiltshire Friendly Society. On one face is a depiction of T. H .S. Sotheron-Estcourt. On the reverse is WILTS FRIENDLY SOCIETY FOUNDED 1828 surrounded by a laurel wreath. The medallion is 45.82mm in diameter, 4.61mm thick and weighs 30.90 grams. T..H.S. Sotheron-Estcourt (1801-1876) was a Member of Parliament for several Wiltshire constituencies.
Created on: Wednesday 30th October 2013
Last updated: Monday 9th December 2013
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Record ID: WILT-2020C3
Object type: MINIATURE OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Four iron miniature hammers of late Roman date.Two of the hammers are formed from a basic construction resembling that of T shaped nails although due to their form and the excavated assemblage they are miniature votive models of hammers. Both have incomplete curved loops at the tip of the handle. The hammer heads are rectangular and square in cross section. The larger example (a) is 59.25mm in length, 39.85mm wide and weighs 20.19 grams. The smaller example (b) is 48.35mm in length, 36.00mm wide and weighs 13.56 grams. The remaining two hammers are broadly similar in form to cross …
Created on: Wednesday 7th August 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 27th October 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Salisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-8EE0C4
Object type: HORSESHOE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete wrought iron horseshoe of later medieval date. It has a rounded outer edge and an inner profile resembling a pointed arch. There is evidence for six nail holes, arranged three-three. The holes are rectangular, iron nails are visible in three of the holes. At the heel end evidence of calkins is visible on both sides, turned down through ninety degrees. The artefact is corroded. This 'later medieval' form can be found illustrated in Clark (1986, 3; fig. 8). The horseshoe is 115.5mm in length, 123.45mm wide and weighs c. 350 grams.
Created on: Thursday 25th April 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 8th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whiteparish', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-730137
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete iron sword pommel of Medieval date. The pommel is oval in plan and irregular in section. In section the pommel appears as a squat cylinder with an enlarged mid-section which gives the pommel a bi-conical form with the tops of the cones truncated and a broad flat band, which forms the middle of the pommel, joining the two truncated conical halves. The broad flat band area of the pommel has two rounded rectangular holes directly opposite each other and one larger in size than the other. Theses holes form the opening for securing the tang of the sword in place. The…
Created on: Wednesday 6th March 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 6th March 2013
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Record ID: WILT-6CC891
Object type: NAIL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A representative sample of 22 iron nails, studs and hobnails of Roman date. A combined weight is 344.01 grams.
Created on: Thursday 11th October 2012
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tisbury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-6B9876
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Medieval iron key of probable 14th-century date. The bow is incomplete and circular in cross section. The shank is broadly square in cross section 9.65mm thick. The simple bit has two clefts, 13.65mm and 4.85mm in length. The key is heavily corroded and is flaking.
Created on: Thursday 12th April 2012
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2012
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Record ID: WAW-3F4581
Object type: ARROWHEAD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded iron artefact: probably an arrowhead of medieval date. The object consists of a square-sectioned head which emerges from a flaring conical shaft, now filled with corrosion product. The shaft is abraded at it base. The form is similar to an arrowhead illustrated in Ward Perkins (1940, 69; ref. 7) which is dated to the 13th/14th century AD.
Created on: Thursday 11th August 2011
Last updated: Saturday 23rd June 2012
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Record ID: HAMP-D19BB4
Object type: HORSESHOE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A corroded and incomplete wrought iron horseshoe of probable later medieval date, possibly post-medieval. It has a rounded outer edge and an inner profile resembling a pointed arch. There are at least two nail holes on either side; it is likely the artefact has six nail holes, arranged three-three. Both terminals have been lost; it is not clear whether any calkins were present. One terminal is thickened (web width: 33.3mm) compared to the other (13.9mm). This 'later medieval' form can be compared with those illustrated in Clark (1986, 3; fig. 8).
Created on: Wednesday 24th November 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st December 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Headbourne Worthy CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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