Back to simple search | Back to advanced search

    You searched for:

    • Institution:ESS

  • Thumbnail image of ESS-ADCEE9

Record ID: ESS-ADCEE9
Object type: COIN WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete but worn medieval coin weight. The obverse of the object has a ship and the reverse has evidence of a stamp, which is too worn to be identified. 
Created on: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Halstead', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-ADA153

Record ID: ESS-ADA153
Object type: BADGE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy post-medieval possible badge, probably dating to AD c.1600-1800. The object has a central depiction on a lion on the front, surrounded by a doted border. The reverse is flat and undecorated.
Created on: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Halstead', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-ABAFB4

Record ID: ESS-ABAFB4
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete but worn horse harness pendant of medieval date, dating to c. AD 1200-1400. The pendant is shield-shaped with a circular suspension loop, which is slightly damaged. The pendant is decorated with a cross whose ends split into three, surrounded red enamel, traces of which survive at the bottom of the cross. The cross is set against a field of white enamel, much of which remains. Length: 44.9 mm Width: 34.1 mm Thickness: 6.4 mm Weight: 18.01 g
Created on: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 28th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Halstead', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-86F0F7

Record ID: ESS-86F0F7
Object type: BULLA
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead 'papal bulla' of Pope Alexander IV (1254-1261). The obverse depicts the busts of St Peter and St Paul each within an inverted pear shaped compartment defined by pellets. On the right, St Peter's beard and hair are shown to be curly by the use of pellets. On the left, St Paul's beard is portrayed as being long, straight and pointed, whilst his hair is straight and swept back. There is a cross pattee supported on a staff between the busts. At the top of the bulla in the centre are the letters 'SPASPE', abbreviations for St Paul and St Peter. The …
Created on: Tuesday 14th June 2022
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hatfield Broad Oak', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-CF959B

Record ID: ESS-CF959B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete late Medieval to Post-Medieval cast copper alloy pot leg dating to the period c. AD 1350 - 1700, from a cauldron or skillet. The leg is broadly D-shaped in cross section with a flat back and convex front. There is a distinctive collar seperating the foot from the leg. The foot is moulded into an animal's paw, with five grooves. Cast copper alloy vessels were widely used from AD 1200 to 1700 for serving and cooking. Legs and feet are the most commonly recorded parts of the vessel.  Height: 49.4 mm Width: 46.8 mm Thi…
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2022
Last updated: Monday 27th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Tendring', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-132A4A

Record ID: ESS-132A4A
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Mesolithic flint tranchet adze. The flint is orange/brown in colour, with a darker area around the distal end Both faces are heavily worked. The adze is oval in section, though at points sub-triangular.
Created on: Thursday 21st April 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Braintree', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-497E4A

Record ID: ESS-497E4A
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete medieval copper-alloy strap-end. Description:  The strap end fragment is created from a sheet of copper-alloy, folded over the outer edge to form a hollow trapezoidal shape, with a set of arms extending from one edge.  A rivet secures the arms to each other and would have allowed material to have been secured between them.  Evidence of break damage suggests there would have been a corresponding set of arms on the other edge, so the strap end would have resembled a U shape.  The remains of another rivet hole is visible on the edge of the strap end face…
Created on: Friday 18th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shalford', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-45927A

Record ID: ESS-45927A
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A spindle whorl that may date from Roman to medieval date.  Description:  A complete but dented lead spindle whorl.  The whorl is biconical in shape with a central circular perforation.  One face of the whorl is decorated with a series of V shape engravings, with a dot engraved within each.  A similar pattern appears to be engraved on the other face, but the pattern is less clear.  The face is dented, which has eroded the decoration, with the damage focussed around the perforated area.   This spindle whorl could be Roman to medieval in date as …
Created on: Friday 18th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kirton', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-361588

Record ID: ESS-361588
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy lozenge-shaped continental series plate brooch dating to c. AD100-250.  Description:  The brooch consists of a triangular shaped fragment with a trefoil head-plate at its tip.  The front has a raised border with a flat lozenge shaped interior, in the centre of which is a circle marked out by a raised border.  The cell of the circle is filled with red enamel.  There is no decoration visible on the flat area surrounding the circle.  A single ring and dot design is visible on one of the 'petals' of the trefo…
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Holme Next the Sea', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-36040B

Record ID: ESS-36040B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval circular brooch. Description:  An incomplete medieval cast copper-alloy circular brooch of the East Anglian series dating to AD850-1000.  The brooch is sub circular in shape due to damage around the edges.  It is flat and decorated with a sunken circle at its centre, around which is a raised lozenge shaped motif, the corners of which extend outwards into a double-strand ribbon which loops around itself to form a knot pattern.  The rear is flat and undecorated.  The pin lug is present but there is only a small part of the catch plate still present a…
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mautby', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-35E897

Record ID: ESS-35E897
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman umbonate plate brooch. Description:  An incomplete copper-alloy Roman (c. AD100-250) umbonate plate brooch.  The face of the brooch is decorated with a complex pattern, sometimes referred to as a wheel-spoke design, consisting of two rings of triangular cells, inside a double lined border.  The cells would originally have held coloured enamel and slight traces of blue enamel remain on a small section.  The outer border is missing from approximately half of the plate, as is one triangular section.  The hinge is intact but the pin and…
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Boultham', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-35CCDB

Record ID: ESS-35CCDB
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete medieval (c. AD1200-1400) copper-alloy cruciform shaped horse-harness pendant suspension mount with double suspension loop.  Description:  The three arms of the pendant each have a rounded middle section leading to narrow rounded edge terminal.  A central double-looped lug protrudes from the remaining side.  The front of the pendant is decorated with a central circular bezel containing a trefoil motif.  The arms are engraved with a T shape pattern leading to the rounded middle section which is decorated with an inset ring and dot design.  Th…
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Gosberton', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-35AADB

Record ID: ESS-35AADB
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper-alloy horse-harness pendant.  Description:  The pendant is shield shaped with the partial remains of a suspension loop at the top.  The front is decorated in heraldic style, the reverse is undecorated.  The level of corrosion has made identification of the motif difficult.  It appears to be sectioned, possibly into quarters, with the top left section showing a rampant lion.   Small traces of gilding remain on the face. Discussion:  Harness pendants are generally dated from the twelfth to the fourteenth century, …
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binham', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-358524

Record ID: ESS-358524
Object type: SOCKETED AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description:  A fragment of a copper-alloy late Bronze Age socketed axehead dating to c. 1000-800BC.  This fragment represents the lower blade end of the axe.  It is sub-square in plan and wedge shaped in profile.  When viewed in plan the sides of the body are fairly straight with little expansion.  The axe blade shows signs of wear with corrosion and scratch marks visible on all sides.   Dimensions:  L: 48.9mm, W: 40.4mm, Weight: 66.16g  Similar to:  ESS-589E20 and ESS-32ED64 
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Butley', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-3566D6

Record ID: ESS-3566D6
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description:  A post-medieval (c. AD 1600-1850), copper-alloy octofoil mount.  The mount comprises two circular discs, joined to create a hollow interior, with an engraved pattern repeated on both sides.  The mount is decorated with an eight petal flower in the centre, surrounded by a solid line circular border, outside of which is a repeated U shape pattern.  The same pattern is present on both sides of the disc face, but the axis of the flower is different, with a petal point being at the 12 o'clock position on one side and the same position falling betw…
Created on: Thursday 17th March 2022
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mogerhanger', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-091D58

Record ID: ESS-091D58
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete Iron Age gold quarter stater of the Catuvellauni and Trinovantes, Eastern British Iron Age, North Thames Region, attributed to 'AGR' and dating to c. AD 10-45. 'Agr A' type: ABC 2999, BMC 1855. Obverse: corn ear without central stalk; [CA]M-CVN Reverse: Horse rearing right, dashes for mane, branch above, cross below, A in ex. Measurements: Diamater: 11.6mm; weight: 1.34g
Created on: Thursday 3rd March 2022
Last updated: Monday 28th March 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near White Notley', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-7E8F18

Record ID: ESS-7E8F18
Object type: MEDALLION
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description: A fragment of a cast post-medieval silver commemorative medallion or pendant depicting Charles I, dating to c. AD1625-1700. The fragment consists of just over half of the item, which was originally oval in shape - the fragment forms the top half, so if it were a watch face the area from 9 to 4 is present. The partial remains of three ornate knops are present: two opposite each other on the left and right side of the object, with a third at the top and fourth likely to have been found opposite it at the bottom.. Both sides of the pendant are decorated with a raised…
Created on: Monday 31st January 2022
Last updated: Tuesday 31st May 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wrabness', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-954A13

Record ID: ESS-954A13
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Description:  A complete Roman silver snake headed style finger ring of Johns Type Bii, dating to c.AD 100-200 (Johns 1997: 34-40, Fig 9). The ring consists of a penannular circular hoop with a bezel formed of two un-joined ends.  The ends both flare then taper to form the shape of opposing snake heads.  The ends are decorated on the exterior with ridges and grooves to form stylised snake features. Dimensions:  D: 31.4mm, W: 4.72mm, T: 4.81mm, weight: 11.53g. Discussion:  This ring has been identified as a Johns Type Bii following Johns' typology based …
Created on: Thursday 20th January 2022
Last updated: Monday 13th June 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hadleigh', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-582026

Record ID: ESS-582026
Object type: STUD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: A complete copper alloy stud or mount, probably Medieval to Post Medieval in date. The mount is circular in form and dome shaped in plan. The surface is engraved with a cross-hatch design. The underside is plain and contains the pin. Dimensions: D: 18.02mm; H: 12.36mm; Weight: 8.97g
Created on: Monday 17th January 2022
Last updated: Friday 21st January 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Margaret Roding', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of ESS-57F43A

Record ID: ESS-57F43A
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Description: An incomplete Medieval copper alloy seal matrix, probably dating to c. AD 1300-1400. The seal is flat and circular in plan. The handle is missing. The die face depicts a 'Lamb of God' motif consisting of a lamb with its body facing left and its head turned back (like it is looking over its shoulder), carrying a flag above its body and with one foreleg bent (symbolising genuflection). The motif sits within a border which is undecorated and without a legend, suggesting the seal is possibly unfinished. The rear of the seal disc is undecorated. A small piece of the…
Created on: Monday 17th January 2022
Last updated: Friday 21st January 2022
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Woodnesborough', grid reference and parish protected.


Records per page: 10 20 40 100

Only results with images:
Only results with 3D content:

Sort your search by:

Which direction?

Total results available: 14,628
Search server index: objects

You are viewing records: 1 - 20.

Search statistics

  • Total quantity: 21,202
  • Mean quantity: 1.449
  • Maximum: 1,249

Filter your search

1 - 20 of 14,628 records.

Other formats: this page is available as json xml rss atom kml geojson qrcode representations.