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    • Institution: HESH
    • Object type: BROOCH

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Record ID: HESH-4C68BA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Roman (late 1st to 2nd century) Dragonesque type brooch, The brooch is broken across its lower scroll, below the mid-point; the foot and catchplate are lost. Originally the brooch was an S-shape abstract zoomorphic form with turned in heads at each terminal. The head has a small circular ring and dot cell filled externally with white enamel and internall with blue; this is represents an eye, a scroll with a small circular cell at one edge either representing a beard or ear in the centre and a short ridge which represents the mouth. Extending from the head is …
Created on: Thursday 28th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Driffield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-D1784E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy Roman Trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The bow of the brooch has an angular profile and an angular D shaped cross section. The bow tapers from a flared head to a tapered foot knop. The head of the brooch is complete, it is very robust being oval in plan, and tapers into the bow. The reverse of the head is concave and has a cast D shaped projecting bar which extends from the upper to lower edges of the reverse. This projection has a small circular hole (2.3mm) through it; this would originally have held a wound wire spring / pin - which is now lo…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Little Birch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-CE476E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative Polden Hill type brooch of Roman date (80-120 AD). The wings are near complete with flat and pierced end cap. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The spring was probably formed of copper alloy wire which was held in place by an external cord which is fixed to a rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. The head of the brooch bow is hump like - being comma shaped in profile. The bow is D shaped in cross section. It extends to a broken edge on the lower bow. The catch-plate is formed from a r…
Created on: Friday 22nd June 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bodenham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-6AD103
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and abraded copper alloy Roman Trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The bow has an angular profile and an angular D shaped cross section. The bow tapers from a flared head to a broken abraded point on the lower bow - the foot knop and catch plate are lost. The head of the brooch is relatively well preserved being oval in plan, and expanding into the bow. The reverse of the head is flat and has a cast projecting bar which divides the head into two parts. This bar has a large circular perforation which is worn: the spring and pin are missing. The bow of the brooch is D …
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cleobury', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-5D0D94
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill type of Roman date (80-120 AD). The wings are complete with flat and pierced end cap. The axis bar and spring are present; the axis bar is formed from a length of copper alloy wire and holds the spring and pin which is also formed from copper alloy wire turned ten times and held in place by an external cord which is fixed to a rearward facing hook positioned at the midpoint on the upper edge of the reverse. The pin is near complete but distorted. The head of the brooch bow is hump like - being comma shaped i…
Created on: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'River Perry', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-74BE96
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are complete but abraded / plough rolled - they are semi-cylindrical and the wing cap although incomplete is perforated. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. This hook would have held the external cord of the spring; at the mid-point of the bow is an oval shaped void. The bow has a faceted D shaped cr…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ludlow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-0E4EDB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast copper alloy headstud bow brooch of Roman date (100-200AD). The bow wings are complete and stub-like being cylindrical in plan with closed pierced ends through which an iron axis bar passes. The spring and pin are lost. From the upper edge of the head an integrally cast broken head plate decorated with horizontal cast bands is positioned, its edges are heavily abraded. The bow of the brooch is relatively short and angular; it is an angular D shaped in cross section. The bow tapers along its length and terminates in an abraded pointed foot. The catch plate on the reverse…
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kingscote', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1EFF78
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A head of a Roman Trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The upper and lower bow, foot and catchplate are all lost. The head of the brooch is complete, it is oval in plan, and tapers into the bow. The reverse of the head is concave and has a cast D shaped projecting bar which extends from the upper to lower edges of the reverse. This projection has a small circular hole through it and a wound wire spring / pin passes through it. The spring is complete and formed of four turns with an internal bow passing beneath the head - the spring is held in place with an axis bar. The head of the …
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1EDE95
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy Roman Trumpet brooch dating from AD 75 - 175. The bow of the brooch has an angular profile and an angular D shaped cross section. The bow tapers from a flared head to a flared bulbous foot knop. The head of the brooch is complete, it is oval in plan, and tapers into the bow. The reverse of the head is concave and has a cast D shaped projecting bar which extends from the upper to lower edges of the reverse. This projection has a small circular hole through it and a wound wire spring / pin passes through it. The spring is incomplete - half survives - and…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1E64E5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman plate brooch of skeuomorphic design in the shape of a shoe, slipper, boot or sandal. The upper surface of the brooch is flat and in plan is pointed oval with a blunt termina and a pointed one - the mid-point is waisted. The upper face of the brooch is inlaid entirely with a blue coloured glass / enamel which is eroded and lost in several places. This enamel is laid within a cell which is formed by a thickened / raised esxternal ridge which echoes the shape of the plate. On the rear of the plate are the remains of a hinged pin and a turned over catch-plate. Similar …
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1E0124
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The head and upper bow of a cast copper alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill style brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are complete and perforated. The axis bar and elements of the spring are present but the pin is lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. This hook would have held the external cord of the spring, the majority of the copper alloy spring is lost - it was formed of at least eight turns - a…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1DC42E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are complete and perforated. The axis bar and spring are present but the pin is lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. This hook holds the external cord of the spring which is formed of at least ten turns - although the spring case is heavily eroded and filled with iron corrosion - the axis bar is formed…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1D984C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are complete and perforated. The axis bar and spring are present but the pin is lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. This hook holds the external cord of the spring which is formed of at least eight turns - although the spring case is heavily eroded and filled with iron pan. The bow has a faceted D sha…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 21st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1D01CC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are complete and perforated (diameter 1.1mm). The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. The reverse of the head has a rectangular shaped recess.The bow has a faceted D shaped cross section it extends to an eroded blunt pointed foot. The profile of the bow is curved and has …
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1CE734
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The brooch has been recovered in two parts - the break is recent and the two parts conjoin, The following description deals with the brooch as a single entity / find / artefact. The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are eroded but were once perforated. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. The rev…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1CBF64
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are eroded but were once perforated. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. The reverse of the head has an oval shaped recess. The bow has a faceted D shaped cross section it extends to an eroded pointed foot. The catchplate is lost all that remains is a slight ri…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1BE269
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (AD75-120). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are eroded but were once perforated. The axis bar, spring and pin are lost. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile; from the centre of the reverse the remains of a small projecting backwards facing hook extends. The reverse of the head has an oval shaped recess filled with a dark grey coloured material. The bow has a faceted D shaped cross section. It extends to an eroded foot terminating in a sma…
Created on: Wednesday 2nd August 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinstock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-07E50D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete copper-alloy Hod Hill type Roman brooch dating to c. AD 43 - 100. The brooch is T-shaped in plan and D-shaped in profile. The head and wings have been formed by the metal being rolled back upon itself, holding in place the axis bar; it is unclear whether the axis bar still remains due to corrosion. A small protrusion on the underside of the head is all that remains of the hinged pin. The bow tapers to a broken foot; the catchplate has also been lost. Four raised collars on the back of the bow expand wider than the brooch; this is the only visible decoration on the front o…
Created on: Tuesday 1st August 2017
Last updated: Thursday 15th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ancaster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-B54EF5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Colchester derivative (Polden Hill style) brooch of Roman date (AD75-175). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the wing caps are perforated. The axis bar and spring are lost but would have been fixed by a backward facing hook at the centre of the head. The pin is lost but would have been formed from the spring. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile. The bow has a faceted D shaped cross section. It extends to a broken and abraded point on the lower bow; the foot and catch-plate are lost. The bow of the brooch is decorat…
Created on: Friday 28th July 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Withington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-4E76A6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A near complete cast copper alloy two-piece Colchester derivative, Polden Hill brooch of Roman date (50-100AD). The wings are semi-cylindrical and the end caps are pierced. The axis bar, spring and pin were recovered separately but fit within the spring casing. The spring is formed of ten turns and is fixed by an external cord which fits through a pierced raised lug on the upper bow; the axis bar is formed from a length of copper alloy and the spring forms the pin, the tip of which is missing. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular. The bow is D-shaped in section. It tapers to…
Created on: Tuesday 11th July 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Albrighton', grid reference and parish protected.


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