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    • Object type: BROOCH

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Record ID: LVPL-46BC3F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy trumpet brooch dating to the Roman period. The brooch has atypical oval or 'trumpet' shaped head. The bow tapers in width down the bow where it terminates with an ancient break above the foot. In the centre of the bow is an oval waist moulding consisting of a raised central ridge, bordered by a ridge on each side and another ridge both above and below. The remains of linear grooves can be seen on the lower ridge however the others are worn. At the rear of the head is a central pierced lug to which the spring would have been secured. The lug is surrounded by …
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 21st June 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Peckforton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-31143E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy and silvered trumpet brooch of Roman date. The brooch has a typical oval or 'trumpet' shaped head. The bow tapers in width towards the small oval foot. In the centre of the bow is an oval waist moulding of outward-bowing diamond shapes. Above and below the waist moulding is a double transverse collar. On the head of the brooch are two elongated oval mouldings with a groove in the centre. The leg of the brooch is decorated with a central vertical groove. At the rear of the brooch the spring is formed with a central axis bar passing through a pierced lug wh…
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st February 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-2F47CD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy late Iron Age or Roman penannular broch dating to the first century BC or AD. The frame is circular in cross-section. The terminal ends are spirally coiled outwards from the frame and on the same plane, turning three times. The pin survives and is mobile. It is a strip of copper alloy bent around the frame tapering to a point and intended to rest between the terminals. The pin is circular in cross-section. Dimensions: 25mm in length, 19mm in width, 1mm thick, 1.90g. This type is quite rare and an example can be seen in Fowler (1960, 151), as B in Fig. 1. Fowler (ibid,…
Created on: Thursday 1st February 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-725484
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of the cruciform type, dating to the early Anglo-Saxon period, from c. AD 500-550. The head of the brooch is mostly missing with only a small fragment and one partial wing remaining. From the centre of the lower edge of the headplate a D-sectioned arched bow extends downwards with ridged moulding at each corner. The lower bow is flat and recessed with zoomorphic projections. Each projection is pierced with a circular perforation, one of which is incomplete. Above the perforation they are decorated with moulded linear grooves and an oval groove whic…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scopwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-BBE78C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wrexham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Roman brooch of Polden Hill type dating to the 1st century AD. The head and foot of the brooch has been damaged in recent times. The wings are rounded and incomplete. The brooch tapers from the damaged head in width towards the foot. A vertical decorative panel runs down the centre of the object which is decorated with transverse grooves. Dimensions: 24mm in length, 12mm in width, 2.30g Examples of brooches with similar decoration can be found in Hattatt (2000), p300, fig.159.
Created on: Thursday 21st December 2017
Last updated: Thursday 21st December 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-2B564C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Roman headstud brooch (AD c. 75 - c. 200). The head of the brooch consists of two rectangular wings, decorated with two lozenges (one above the other) on each wing. The bow tapers in width tapering in an ancient break above the foot, and has a circular, ring-and-dot 'headstud' moulding at the apex of the bow. The recess between the central dot and the ring may have once held enamel. The bow of the brooch is decorated with a series of central lozenge shaped cells. The first lozenge shaped cell below the headstud holds the remains of blue enamel. There is n…
Created on: Thursday 14th December 2017
Last updated: Friday 15th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wood Enderby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-FDBF6E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete Roman copper alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill brooch, see Mackreth 2011, Chapter 3, Part 3, CD PH 4. a-b. The head of the brooch arched curving downwards and tapering towards the rounded foot. The wings of the brooch are tubular and capped at each end. The object is a sprung example with the spring coiling round nine times on the axis bar before extending in the center to form the incomplete pin. The pin terminates with a recent break. At the top of the head is a rearward hook which would have secured the spring in place. Either side of the rearward hook is a tri…
Created on: Tuesday 12th December 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Prees', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-821AA7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy pin of Roman to medieval date. The object has a hexagonal perforated loop with integral pin. It tapers to a point which has broken during antiquity. Beneath the loop is a small projection. The pin has a mid-green patina. Dimensions: Internal diameter of loop 1.5mm, 13mm in length, 4mm in width, 1mm thick, 0.4g The pin would probably have been attached to a brooch however use on a buckle is also possible.
Created on: Friday 24th November 2017
Last updated: Friday 24th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Etton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-1BDF98
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch possibly of Wroxeter type of Roman date. The brooch has a sub-rectangular head and no wings. The bow of the brooch extends out and down from the head tapering in with before it terminates with an ancient break. The spring, pin, catchplate and lower bow are missing. The brooch is decorated with a raised central panel which is infilled with a series of horizontal grooves. The object has a dark brown patina. Dimensions: 21mm in length, 11mm in width, 6mm thick, 4.2g A similar example which has been recorded on the PAS database is PUBLIC-9A1B75 …
Created on: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Saighton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-1BBB7E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped but damaged and the headloop is missing. The upper bow is decorated with three raised vertical panels which contain cells. Each cell is empty or contains patches of enamel. Each cell would have been filled with alternating colours of bright enamel forming a chequerboard pattern. Below the panels is a raised rounded knop. The bow tapers below the knop and terminates with an ancient break. On the rear of the brooch only the top of the pin remains. The…
Created on: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Last updated: Sunday 15th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Saighton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9E6329
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy trumpet brooch of Roman date. The brooch has atypical oval or 'trumpet' shaped head. The bow tapers in width towards the small oval foot. In the centre of the bow is an oval waist moulding consisting of three transverse oval ridges. On the head of the brooch are two triangular shaped recesses which may have been filled with decoration, now worn. These are seperated by a central ridge. At the rear of the brooch the spring is formed with a central axis bar passing through a pierced lug and then curls for four turns of the coil, looping beneath the spring. T…
Created on: Wednesday 1st November 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 15th November 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Standon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-CD59AC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy fragment of a Roman brooch of unknown type. Only the lower leg and catchplate of the brooch survives. The leg is slightly curved in profile. In the centre of the leg is a vertical raised band. The catchplate is almost complete. The object has a mid-green patina. Dimensions: 19mm in lenght, 5mm in width, 10mm thick (including catch plate), 2.3g
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 11th October 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-C9A3D7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Colchester, rear hook type brooch dated to the Roman period c.AD 25-60. This brooch has a slim body arched bow which arches out from the head and down towards the foot which is complete but which has been bent to one side. The pin is missing however the spring remains attached to the forward facing hook. The spring has been coiled 8 times around the axis bar. The catchplate is narrow and incomplete. Dimensions: 60mm in length, 22mm in width, 5mm thick, 11.8g Similar examples which can be found on the PAS database include KENT-1B4B73 and IOW-A79048.
Created on: Tuesday 10th October 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 10th October 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-22B8A7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The upper bow is decorated with three vertical grooves. Each groove is empty but was possibly once filled with enamel as in LVPL-98299D. Above the panels is a raised bulb, and beyond that the projection tapers to a swan head like terminus. Below the panels are two lateral cylinters with faint incised decoration. On the rear of the brooch the notched casing which would have held the axis bar to support the hinged pin is complete. The axis bar, hinge and pin are missing.…
Created on: Wednesday 20th September 2017
Last updated: Sunday 15th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Nannerch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-7C93B9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An almost complete copper alloy Colchester derivative, rearhook with fantail brooch dating to the eatrly Roman period. The wings are tubular and hollow, the spring and pin missing. The bow rises up and arches out from the wings before expanding in width towards the foot. Each side of the bow is decorated with a raised vertical rib running from the head to the foot of the object. The ridges are notched. At the rear of the object, the catchplate is almost complete and measures 12mm in length. The object has a smooth dark green patina and is slightly pitted in places.
Created on: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Last updated: Sunday 15th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Washingborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-7C83D3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Roman date. The wings are tubular and house a spring made up of nine coils on an axis bar. The spring extends down rearwards to form the pin which is incomplete due to an ancient break. At the top of the wings is a rearward facing hook which would have secured the spring to the head of the brooch. Below the hook in the cenre of the wings facing forards is a circular stud with a hollow centre. This headstud may have been filled with enamel which is now missing. The body of the brooch is lozenged shaped in plan expanding outwards in width from the…
Created on: Tuesday 12th September 2017
Last updated: Thursday 14th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Washingborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-29DCFA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy late Iron Age Nauheim derivative (La Tene III) brooch dating to AD 25-100. The brooch consists of a strip of copper alloy the 'head' of which tapers in width and curves backwards forming the spring. The spring coils four times before terminating with a break. The pin which would have extended down from the spring is missing. The bow of the brooch has been bent forwards during antiquity so that the narrowed and flattened foot and catchplate are turned up towards the centre of the brooch. The object has a mid-green patina. There is no visible decoration on …
Created on: Friday 8th September 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 13th September 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Washingborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9891CB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three copper alloy incomplete Roman trumpet brooches discovered in the same field. Each brooch has been heavily damaged, probably due to the plough; brooch 1 has an incomplete head while brooch 2 and 3 are missing their heads. Each brooch is missing the spring and pin. Brooch 1: A copper alloy incomplete trumpet brooch of Roman date. The head of the brooch is oval. The outer edges of the oval head are missing while to the rear of the brooch only a hint of a lug remains. The bow arches forward and down from the head tapering in width to the incomplete foot. The bow is sub-triangular…
Created on: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horton-cum-Peel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-98299D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped as is typical of this type above which is a headloop. A band of incised vertical grooves decorates two of the steps. The upper bow is decorated with three raised vertical panels which contain cells. Each cell is empty or contains degraded dark enamel. Within the panels the surface upon which the enamel would have sat is pea green in colour. Each cell would have been filled with alternating colours of bright enamel forming a chequerboard pattern. Bel…
Created on: Tuesday 8th August 2017
Last updated: Friday 27th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Horton-cum-Peel', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-F3154D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Stockport
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and possible mis-cast copper alloy disc brooch. The brooch can be classified as Weetch's Type 5, with concentric circles, which she dates to the 10th century (2013, vol 1, 78). Originally the brooch would have been circular, with a slightlyconvex front decorated with a series of cast designs; at the centre of the brooch is a large raised boss with a central pellet, surrounding this is a circle formed from small pellets enclosed by a raised rib / ring. The outer edge is decorated with small raised bosses which are encircled (ring-and-dot). Between each of these is a small…
Created on: Wednesday 19th July 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 29th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marple', grid reference and parish protected.


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