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Record ID: NMGW-D051F5
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: MODERN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Lead alloy whistle of 19th century date, missing the internal ball.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW3243
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of a crudely cast lead alloy (pewter) pot leg from a vessel such as a skillet, ewer or cauldron. The fragment consists of the upper part of the leg. Pot legs of this type were used during the medieval and post-medieval periods. Length (minimum) 53mm, width 47mm, weight 81.2 grams.
Created on: Thursday 28th June 2001
Last updated: Friday 22nd March 2019
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Record ID: NMGW154
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of a lead, or lead alloy (pewter), spoon handle. The terminal is decorated with a set of double concentric ring and dot motifs. Enough of the terminal remains to suggest that it was of the dog-nose form typical of the eighteenth century. Length (minimum) 37mm, width (maximum) 26mm, thickness 3mm, weight 12.3 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 28th September 1999
Last updated: Tuesday 4th March 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Peterston-super-Ely, The Vale of Glamorgan', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMGW-2619B6
Object type: SPOON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Recorded at the Hidden Treasure Finds Day at National Museums & Galleries of Wales. Spoon-handle of lead alloy or pewter of Post Medieval date, probably dating to the 17th or early 18th century. The spoon has corroded, but would have had a rounded expanded terminal and is flat. The front of the spoon carries cast ornament depicting a crowned head above a vine scroll along the stem of the spoon. The rear has a cast cross, before the letter ‘W’.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-2B27A1
Object type: PURSE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Late Medieval lead alloy purse bar, c. 15th or 16th century The purse bar is complete with a length of 53.6mm and a weight of 7.1g. The terminals were pointed with a flange before a recess to secure the missing frame. The bars are of sub-rectangular section with attachment plates beneath. The bar widens (to 10.1mm) and thins (to 3.6mm) at the centre to accommodate a perforation (3.0mm diameter), through which the loop would have passed. No decoration is evident on the purse bar. The surface is poorly preserved and has a mid-grey colour.
Created on: Wednesday 13th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 29th December 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-75BE21
Object type: PIPE (SMOKING)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval lead alloy smoking pipe or possibly a candle snuffer, probably of 18th century date The pipe has an overall length of 44.3mm and has a weight of 25.5g. The mouth of the piece is distorted and is now oval with an external length of 23.7mm and a width of 15.7mm (13.9 x 9.4mm internal). The mouth has moulded decoration comprising short vertical ribs. The outside of the bowl has four decorative horns and there is a single larger horn between the bowl and stem. The pipe would have been fitted with an organic or clay stem after a double-ribbed moulding. It is now unclear what…
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2007
Last updated: Friday 28th February 2014
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Record ID: NMGW-D26402
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Lead incomplete two disc cloth seal of Post-Medieval date, probably early 18th-century. On rivet: (??I) G over mullet
Created on: Tuesday 22nd July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-05653F
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post medieval lead alloy button of 16th century date The cast button is of solid form with an integral looped shank and is complete but the shank is distorted (with a distorted length of 12.5mm and a weight of 4.4g). The loop is at the end of a short shank (3.3mm diameter) and has an oval aperture (4.2mm long and 2.9mm wide). The button head is circular and domed (2.1mm diameter and 5.6mm deep) and is decorated with cast radiating ribs and central pellet. The mouldings are worn around the apex.
Created on: Friday 27th February 2015
Last updated: Friday 27th February 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-D05AE6
Object type: BRIDLE BIT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Lead alloy decorative bridle boss of Post Medieval date, probably 17th or 18th century. Cast circular boss, decorated around the rim with a chain motif, with a floral or fleur-de-lis pattern every alternate link. The sides of the raised boss are decorated with a linear design. The top of the boss appears to have no decoration. The reverse of the boss shows the remains of the two attachment loops.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd July 2003
Last updated: Tuesday 20th September 2016
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