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Record ID: FAKL-20B8FE
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: PALAEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Section of a Late, Upper Palaeolithic flint blade, cream-coloured, patchy, flint, tertiary, strongly curved along length, terminating at the distal end in a hinge fracture. Struck with a soft hammer. Surface recorticated. Length 55.8mm, Width 19.3mm, Thickness 9.0mm, Mass 9.82g.
Created on: Thursday 10th June 2021
Last updated: Thursday 10th June 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-204782
Object type: RETOUCHED FLAKE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Retouched flint flake of Early Bronze Age date. Flint mid-brown, translucent, secondary, a small patch of cortex survivesm. Flake struck using a hard hammer leaving prominent ripple marks and a bulbs of percussion. Retouch limited but short, scaled, abrupt. 34.9 x 19.2 x 4.9mm, Mass 4.01g
Created on: Thursday 10th June 2021
Last updated: Thursday 10th June 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-2021B9
Object type: SCRAPER (TOOL)
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Flint scraper of late prehistoric date. Fragment of a light grey, opaque flint cobble, cortex surviving in one area. The cobble was broken by natural agencies and was recorticated before being retouched to form two scraping edges; one a deep notch, the other a crude, straight edge. both were made using short, scaled, abrupt retouch. Both the use of a naturally broken flint and the crudity of the retouch point to a late date. 31.6 x 27.3 x 15.6mm, Mass 16.35g
Created on: Thursday 10th June 2021
Last updated: Thursday 10th June 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-E5C291
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Rim sherd from a Roman greyware vessel, fine, sandy fabric, black core and interior, grey exterior. Rim vertical and rounded. Width 21.7mm, Height 23.6mm, Thickness 7. 2mm, Mass 4.82g.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Last updated: Monday 8th March 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-E59393
Object type: CORE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Flint core, discoidal, for striking flakes, opaque, mid-grey flint, probably Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age. Length 28.9, Width 23.6 x 13.2mm thick. Mass 8.08g.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd March 2021
Last updated: Monday 8th March 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-BB7416
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Body sherd from a Roman orange Early Medieval vessel, undecorated, fine quarts (sand) filler, medium density, reduced fabric. 21.0 x17.4 x 7.8mm thick, Mass 3.98g.
Created on: Sunday 28th February 2021
Last updated: Monday 8th March 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-2AF0D1
Object type: PLOUGH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
‘Plough pebble’ made from a natural quartz on has been worn a worn, polished surface covered in fine striations. This surface is curved in one direction with one edge having a sharper radius, the striations run at 90o to the curve and the surface is flat in this direction. Dimensions: 22.8 x 21.3 x 21.2mm high, Mass 13.98g. Plough pebbles are an interesting phenomenon; finds from Denmark show them to have been used to armour the soles of a wooden ploughs to prevent premature wear. Holes were drilled into the wood into which hard stone pebbles were hammered, as the plough pas…
Created on: Sunday 21st February 2021
Last updated: Sunday 21st February 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-A6010F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Part of an Anglo-Saxon, small-long brooch of Leeds' 'Trefoil headed' type, c. AD 450-550. Cast copper alloy, three mushroom-shaped knobs projecting from head-plate, single lug on back for the attachment of a spring, now missing, as is the foot of the brooch. Incised/moulded decoration. Length 40.9mm, Width 30.6mm, Height 9.5mm.
Created on: Monday 15th February 2021
Last updated: Monday 15th February 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-EF29A6
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy disc, probably the head from a Middle Anglo-Saxon pin. The decoration is partially obscured by corrosion with one edge torn. It was reported that the disc was gilded but it has not been possible to verify this. The disc bear a cross with expanding arms the edges of which are marked by incised lines. Between the arms are what appear to be Trewhiddle-style animals obscured by corrosion. In the In the centre is small perforation which would have secured a decorative stud. This disc represents either a ninth century disc brooch or a pinhead. Parallels exist for brooches with …
Created on: Monday 25th January 2021
Last updated: Monday 25th January 2021
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Elloughton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-495F12
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Neolithic/Early Bronze Age flint knife, made from blade of opaque Lincolnshire Wolds flint/ Dorsal face flat, showing the use of a soft hammer. Ventral face bears two main facets and at one end is an area of neat retouch, invasive, sub-parallelled, low angle. The knife has been burned and its surfaces are covered with craze-cracking. This burning suggests the presence of a hearth in the immediate area. Length 36.2mm, Width 24.1mm, Thickness 6.0mm, Mass 5.08g.
Created on: Sunday 17th January 2021
Last updated: Sunday 17th January 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-9CB557
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Mesolithic flint core for striking bladelets, four striking platforms in two opposed pairs. platforms prepared (abraded) prior to striking,, opaque grey flint, the original surface survives on one face showing the flint to have come from gravel. 27.8 x 26.4 x 19.2mm, Mass 17.81g.
Created on: Monday 28th December 2020
Last updated: Friday 15th January 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-8C94F1
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval copper alloy seal matrix, circular with an off-set loop in its back. On its face is the figure of a Lion Rampant holding between its forepaw a 'garb' (sheaf) of wheat. The inscription reads *SIGILLV(M) COMMVNE VILLE DE MACCLESFELD, or common seal of the town of Macclesfield, the lion and garb being long associated with the town. Kris Didden writes: 'The Charter of Privileges (1261) by prince Edward "that the town of Macclesfield may be a free borough". (A History of Macclesfield, C. Stella Davies). On 1 September 1598 this was repeated by Queen Elisabeth. In her charter it wa…
Created on: Monday 21st September 2020
Last updated: Friday 22nd October 2021
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Record ID: FAKL-ACB4A7
Object type: SHIELD
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy mount from the apex of an Anglo-Saxon shield, subsequently reused as a brooch. The disc is decorated with chip-carved, Style I animal art. This is arranged around a central setting and three outer settings linked by plain, bow-sided, propeller-like bars to form three panels each of which contains a Style I animal. These have been studied by Dr Tania Dickinson ('Symbols of Protection: the Significance of Animal-ornamented Shields in Early Anglo-Saxon England' Medieval Archaeology, 2005, vol. 49, pp. 109-163, particularly page 120-123, Fig. 6b). In this Dr Dickinson di…
Created on: Sunday 24th May 2020
Last updated: Sunday 24th May 2020
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North East Lincolnshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: FAKL-AA526C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Body sherd from a vessel of unknown form, buff outer surfaces, grey interior, traces of olive green glaze, Filler: angular quartz, medium density. This sherd is best interpreted as the local Humber ware, probably H2 - 13th-16th century (McCarthy and Brooks 1988, 265). Length 28mm, Width 21mm, Thickness 5.0mm, Mass 5.74g.
Created on: Sunday 24th May 2020
Last updated: Sunday 24th May 2020
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Record ID: FAKL-372720
Object type: PIN
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Medieval pin fitted with a lose, trapezoid, spangle on its head. The shank tapers to a point from 3.2mm diameter and bears traces of iron corrosion products showing it to have been in contact with an iron object. Its upper section is square and decorated with multiple transverse moulding and two faceted areas. On the top of the head is an integral loop through which is a butt-jointed ring, 9.4 x 8.6mm in diameter made for 1.9 mm diameter rod. This secures a sheet metal spangle which measures 16.2mm wide x 20.0mm long. It is 1.1mm thick thinning slightly towards the edges. One en…
Created on: Tuesday 31st March 2020
Last updated: Tuesday 31st March 2020
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Record ID: FAKL-EDFFF2
Object type: CORE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Mesolithic flint core, cylindrical, single platform, used for the production of bladelets, Late Mesolithic, c. 6500-4000BC. 22.5 x 18.2mm x 15.6mm high, Mass 6.41g
Created on: Sunday 3rd November 2019
Last updated: Sunday 3rd November 2019
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Record ID: FAKL-EDD9AA
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Rim sherd of Late Anglo-Saxon pottery made from a Lincoln fine-shelled ware, dating from the late 10th century (Young and Vince, 2005, 81-88). The fabric is medium hard with a medium/dense crushed sea-shell filler, the sherds have a butt/pink surface with a mid grey core. It is not possible to determine the vessel's ortginal dimater; the rim is everted with a slightly incurved face, perhaps to seat a lid. 41.4, x 22.2mm x 7.8mm thick, Mass 15.36g
Created on: Sunday 3rd November 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 4th February 2020
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Record ID: FAKL-8DD506
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy coin, Roman nummus, severely worn/corroded but the style of the what remains of the bust suggests a late fourth century date. Diameter 13.6mm, Mass 0.83g.
Created on: Monday 23rd September 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 25th September 2019
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Record ID: FAKL-8DB8DB
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper-alloy coin, probably an Iron Age unit of the North Thames region / Catuvellauni and Trinovantes, dating to the period AD 10-40, 'Cunobelinus Bull Sacrificing' type. Obverse: A Pegasus right, [CV] above, [NO] below. Reverse: Victory stabbing a bull right, [TASCI] below. cf. ABC, p. 141, no. 2972; BMC 1913-1919 Diameter 12.6mm, Mass 1.32g
Created on: Monday 23rd September 2019
Last updated: Thursday 3rd October 2019
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Record ID: FAKL-8DA11D
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy disc, corroded with the loss of all detail, probably a Late Roman nummus but all detail lost. Diameter 14.0mm, Mass 1.07g
Created on: Monday 23rd September 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 25th September 2019
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