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Record ID: NMGW-AC4736
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Substantial cast copper alloy leg from a cauldron or skillet. The front of the leg has an expanded foot and a prominent central rib. The rear of the leg is plain with tapered edges. The fragment appears broken at both ends, with the base of the foot absent as well as the body of the vessel. The leg is covered in a black carbon deposit, as wood be expected in a cooking vessel.
Created on: Tuesday 8th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-2E6204
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
3 sherds of pottery, including the handle of a vase and two plain rims of Medieval date.
Created on: Monday 28th February 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-25FFA7
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast Medieval copper alloy one piece strap end, probably of late 14th – 15th century date. The strap end is of rectangular section and thins slightly towards the outside edge. The closed end is composed of a waisted concave bar before a damaged edge, which probably led to a decorative terminal. The rectangular panel on the face contains moulded cast gothic lettering, consistent with a 14th century date. The letters are contained in two rectangular cells. The cell nearest the attachment edge contains the letters: W a The lower cell contains three letters, which are more difficult …
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-3D3615
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast front plate of a crescentic strap end or belt chape of Late Medieval date possibly dating from the first half of the 15th century. The sub triangular terminal is decorated in low relief to resemble a bush or tree. The engraved lines within the circular body section represent the roots of the tree. The strap end was attached to the missing underplate by means of solder and four rivets, two in the crescent (now missing) and two near the terminal (still present).
Created on: Tuesday 15th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-E58302
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Recorded at the Hidden Treasure Finds Day at National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Cast copper alloy strap-end, probably of Late Medieval or Post Medieval date. The strap-end is one-piece with a circular attachment panel and slotted terminal. The strap-end was attached by three rivets positioned around the attachment edge. The terminal has concave sides and ends in point. The strap-end gradually thins to the terminal. The rectangular slot in the terminal may have been used to engage a suspended fitting or similar.
Created on: Tuesday 28th October 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-23A510
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Recorded at the Hidden Treasure Finds Day at National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Cast lead spindle-whorl, probably of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The spindle-whorl is of bi-conical form with a heavy rounded shoulder. Both faces are decorated with repeating raised chevrons, forming a star design around the central aperture.
Created on: Monday 24th November 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-23B831
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Recorded at the Hidden Treasure Finds Day at National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Cast lead spindle-whorl, probably of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The spindle-whorl is of sharp bi-conical form. Both faces are decorated with straight lines forming rectangular cells, and containing one or two pellets.
Created on: Monday 24th November 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-23BEC2
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Recorded at the Hidden Treasure Finds Day at National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Cast lead spindle-whorl, probably of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The spindle-whorl is of rounded bi-conical form. The surface of the spindle-whorl is eroded and no decoration is now evident. The whorl has a comparatively large central aperture.
Created on: Monday 24th November 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-3DA7A4
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorated cast lead spindle whorl, probably of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The whorl has a rounded bi-conical form, with a wide mid-section. The decoration consists of a chevron design, forming a star motif when viewed from above.
Created on: Tuesday 15th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-3DC402
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast lead spindle whorl, probably of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The whorl has a bi-conical form, and has suffered some surface corrosion, but there is a suggestion of chevron decoration. One end of the whorl has been slightly crushed.
Created on: Tuesday 15th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-3DD060
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Decorated cast lead spindle whorl, probably of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The whorl has a bi-conical form and is decorated with a number of radiating lines, joined by a horizontal line on each side and occasional diagonal lines to the mid section. The whorl appears to have been deliberately cut through from a side to the central hole. The reason for this modification is unclear.
Created on: Tuesday 15th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-E594E3
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast lead spindle whorl, probably of Medieval or early Post Medieval date. The spindle whorl is of rounded bi-conical form and is decorated on both faces with a double chevron motif.
Created on: Tuesday 28th October 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-98B732
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval lead alloy personal seal matrix, probably of 14th century date. The matrix is circular and had a pierced lug on the reverse, now broken. Beneath the lug is a central raised rib, flanked by two U-shaped tendrils, forming a fleur-de-lis motif. The seal die has some damage, and much of the edge has been lost. The central device on the die depicts an eight petalled flower with rounded ends. The surrounding inscription is difficult to discern, but may read: * S’ WALT’ FIL ...PEITH (?) (Seal of Walter, son of ...peith)
Created on: Tuesday 30th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-2F0032
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Medieval lead seal matrix. The matrix has a pointed oval shape and unusually, is flat with no lug or rib on the reverse. Presumably the matrix was either set within a frame or had a soldered lug on the reverse, which has now been lost. The face is in good condition and the inscription implies it is a personal seal. The inscription reads: +S’IOH DE FELDMVL’ Seal of Joh(n) of Feldmul… At the centre of the die is another pointed oval containing a wheat-sheaf motif with its mirror image beneath.
Created on: Friday 20th June 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-AE9246
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Complete seal matrix in excellent condition. The seal matrix is flat with a raised rib running along the reverse incorporating a pierced lug at its apex. The matrix is a pointed oval shape and is the personal seal of a cleric of 13th or 14th century date. The central motif depicts the Virgin Mary with child, flanked by two candlesticks above a praying cleric. The surrounding legend reads:
Created on: Tuesday 8th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-E51BC1
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Recorded at the Hidden Treasure Finds Day at National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Medieval copper alloy seal matrix, probably dating to between c. 1280 and 1350. The matrix is comparatively small and is a pointed oval shape. The rear of the matrix has a perforated lug, positioned at the top of the matrix, and a slight rib running along its length. The carries an inscription in Lombardic capitals reading: + T I M E T E D E V M . ‘Fear God’. The central motif appears to depict a bird with a long beak above a crescent.
Created on: Tuesday 28th October 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-66BDB7
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval copper alloy seal matrix, shield-shaped and with a length of 21.5mm, a width of 16.8mm, a thickness of 1.9mm and a weight of 2.4g. The rear of the die is near-flat with a low and subtle vertical rib running down the centre. There is the suggestion of an adhesion or solder on the surface of the rear. The front of the die has a beaded border, within which is an encircling legend, now difficult to read. The letters are apparently cast rather than punched. A suggested interpretation may be suggested: *S' ELVEI CLERICI (Seal of Elvei, Cleric or Elvei Clerk). The V may possibly…
Created on: Monday 26th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 19th October 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-E24981
Object type: ROTARY KEY
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy rotary key, probably of late medieval or Post Medieval date. The key has lost the bow, but is otherwise complete. The stem of the key is short and is hollow with an external diameter of 10.3mm (internal - 7.5mm). The bit (18 x 13.5mm) has one cleft on each side, and is otherwise composed of a number of grooves and channels. The bow was of circular section, and likely to have been oval in shape.
Created on: Tuesday 27th April 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-6C1336
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment from the arm of a late medieval or early post-medieval purse frame. The arm is of oval cross-section and is decorated with a double incised hatched design. This design may originally have been inlaid with niello, but no trace of this now survives. At the bottom of the arm are the remnants of a perforated attachment plate with four perforations. The fragment is broken at both ends.
Created on: Monday 23rd June 2003
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: NMGW-98EDE1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Cast copper alloy three dimensional mount probably depicting a lion or similar, and was likely to have been attached to the lid of a small box. Traces of gilding survive on areas of the mount. The base is rectangular and open at the centre. At the rear is a trefoil leaf terminal with a perforation for attachment. There was likely to have been another terminal at the front, which has broken across two small perforations. The beast is simply cast with a wide neck and incised lines depicting a mane. The body is more slender at the point where the mane ends and there are also connecting st…
Created on: Tuesday 30th March 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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