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Record ID: PUBLIC-BC2F3E
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete medieval copper strap end plate dating to the period (c. AD 1250-1400). The strap end is made from a single sheet of copper alloy that has been folded equally in two; a rounded section at the fold indicates where the plate would have fitted around the buckle frame. The plate is rectangular in plan and open-ended. Three round headed rivets are extant at the corners of the plate and these would have secured the plate to a leather or textile strap. The central rivet and one rivet at the corner furthest from the fold are missing. At the corner with the missing rivet a small s…
Created on: Friday 14th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Caistor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-A74E54
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A worn and heavily abraded sheet copper-alloy buckle plate of likely Medieval date. Description: The plate is incomplete and would likely have been tongue-shaped with complete. The plate has three large rounded rivets remaining, which would have held it to its backplate and belt. The backplate is missing and may have been matched witht he front plate or narrower suchs as (SUR-FCCCF1). The edges and breaks of the buckle plate are heavily worn. Traces of gilding survive on the plate but otherwise it is a mottled red-brown to mid green. Measurements: 28.64mm long, 32.97mm wide, 8.83mm …
Created on: Thursday 13th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 14th September 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-292F32
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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A Medieval copper alloy strap fittingd. Two rectangular plates of sheet metal of thickness 0.7mm, are joinedby four rivets, one in each corner of the plates. The centre of the plates has a drilled hole of diameter 2.3mm. The corner rivets are of diameter 2.9mm and length 5.3mm and pass through plates attaching them to each other. Suggested date: Medieval, 1200-1400. Length: 30.2mm, Width: 15.7mm, Thickness (overall): 3.7mm, Weight: 4.71gms
Created on: Friday 7th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 18th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Caistor', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: CORN-804DD9
Object type: FLESH HOOK
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cornwall
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A copper alloy handle for a tool or kitchen implement, probably something like a skimmer which used to collect solid foods from stews. It consists of a flat piece of sheet metal rounded at the broken end to form a socket and flattened at the other end to form a thumb grip with a perforation that is 3 mm in diameter in the centre of the rounded terminal, probably for suspension near the fire. Past the thumb grip the metal is bent round into a tube, now spilt open and bent, with the end of the object broken off. The diameter of the tube is approximately 12 mm, but it may have opened up a…
Created on: Thursday 30th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th September 2018
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Record ID: NARC-542B3B
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Open Thimble or Sewing Ring of Medieval date (AD 1450-1550). The outside of the thimble has four concentric rings of punched circular dimplings. The dimpling travels in concentric circles rather than the usual spiral. Below the dimples is a plain band at the lower edge. The inside is undecorated. The object is missing approximately 1/3 of is body due to an old abraded break. Height: 9.67mm, Diameter: 17.12mm, Thickness: 1.09mm, Weight: 1.3g The metal is a light brown in colour with a pitted patina. A similar sewing ring can be seen in Holmes 1988, 2, figur…
Created on: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
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Record ID: NARC-52ADB7
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A fragment of a glass Vessel of late Medieval to Post-Medieval date (AD 1400-1800). The object is probably a body fragment from a bottle or vase. The glass is green, translucent and all surfaces are coated with pearlescent iridescent decay product. Length: 50.44mm, Width: 17.77mm, Thickness: 5.81mm, Weight: 8.19g. Similar examples can be seen on the Portable Antiquities Scheme database: LANCUM-7CA246, DUR-D817F4 and NARC-C89368.
Created on: Tuesday 28th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
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Record ID: BERK-3FB622
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Oxfordshire
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A late Iron Age or early Roman, copper alloy, simple one piece Brooch in the Nauheim derivative - La Tene III style c. 25 - 100 AD. The bow is a typical flat section example with traces of a punched linear decoration down its length, similar to that seen on the 'Lowbury' style brooches of this area. Most of the upper part remains with a single coil of the spring. Much of the foot is missing but a small section of the catch plate remain. The surface is heavily eroded with some verdigris and significant ferrous staining. Over the whole surface.
Created on: Monday 27th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: BERK-E550EE
Object type: TWEEZERS
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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A pair of copper alloy tweezers, complete bar a small portion of the pinching tip to one side. Roman or erly medieval in date, c. AD 100 - 800 AD. The surface is devoid of any decoration and is now heavily eroded with a mottled green/black patina.
Created on: Thursday 23rd August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: NARC-6DE2DC
Object type: TOILET ARTICLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete and worn copper alloy Nail Cleaner of Roman date (AD 50 200). Crummy Type 2a. The blade of the cleaner is 'leaf' shaped, widening just below the shoulders then narrowing to a two-pronged tip. The upper portion of the object forms a broken, flat suspension loop in line with the plan of the body. The upper portion of the loop is missing creating a double spurred prong. One face of the blade is possibly decorated with repeating punched dots forming a curvilinear patter. The metal is a dark green in colour with a slightly pitted patina. Length: 37.14mm, Width: 10.74mm, Th…
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: NARC-6CD1E3
Object type: TOILET ARTICLE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Nail Cleaner of Roman date (AD 43-150). The object is composed of a partially retained, suspension loop which would have been circular in form but it is now composed of two spurs, set at 90 degrees to the body of the object. The suspension loop then joins the leaf-shaped body of the nail cleaner via a sub-rectangular shaft, which ends in a narrow bifurcate terminal with the two ends flaring slightly outwards. The object is decorated with a repeating incised circumferential linear pattern. The metal is a dark green in colour with a predominantly smooth and un…
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-66B12A
Object type: WALL PLASTER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
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1 fragment of .white with flesh colour stripe, probable Roman wall plaster. Description: Fragment is irregular shaped, with a sandy granular multi inclusion render and one flat painted surface, in this case white with a fleshy pale pink stripe. The colour on this piece is dififcult to pin down and maybe part of a figurative decorative motive, perhaps a leg or an arm bearing in mind we have white either side of the 'pink'. The colour is less common with roman wall plaster although relatively well known. .The flat painted surface is smooth with a sheen to it, but there are very fine lin…
Created on: Friday 17th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-5CB0E7
Object type: MILLSTONE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
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A fragment (consisting of roughly one sixth) of a Roman Augustine Harp pattern Millstone dating to AD 300- 410. Possibly from Eiffel, West Germany and made of volcanic pumice-like dark grey stone with cross piece rigid. The fragment measures 450mm in length and is 370mm at its widest point, being 60mm thick. There is a square cut through from the back to 44.5mm thickness, placed at 210mm from one end and 195mm from the other along the longest side. The fragment of millstone weighs 28lbs or 12.6 kg.
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 28th August 2018
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Record ID: SF-573238
Object type: KEY (LOCKING)
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Essex
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An iron Medieval rotary key, dating to AD 1250-1450. It has a cylindrical shank which tapers towards the bow and the opposite end. The latter has a slightly narrowed pin and a flattened tip; at 2.86 mm to the end there is a circumferential groove. The underside of the shaft tip has two protruding sub-rectangular bits, which have on their inner edge three symmetrical wards. The bow is oval in plan and has a sub-rectangular cross-section. The key is heavily corroded. Cf Egan (1998, pp. 111-119). See WMID-18F2D3 on PAS database. Length: 150.75 mm Width: 52.27 mm Thickness: 12.43 mm W…
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Steeple Bumpstead', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-443571
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete lead alloy Cloth Seal of Early Post-Medieval date (AD 1575). One disc from this cloth seal survives and the reverse of the disk retains two flattened rivets. The front of the disk is stamped with the inscription: [?]DVYTSL/COLCHESTER//15BAY75, within a circular linear border, the lower portion of which is pelleted Diameter: 42.36mm, Thickness: 1.77mm, Weight: 22.0g. The metal is a dark brown in colour with a smooth patina. The object has been treated by the finder and was cream in colour when found. Similar examples can be seen on the Portable Antiquities Scheme datab…
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: NARC-440F75
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
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An almost complete copper alloy Trumpet Brooch of Roman date (AD 75-175). The brooch is composed if an oval head plate. On the reverse of which is a single pierced lug that holds the coiled wire spring, pin and loop. The bow emanates from the front of the head plate; this is flanked on the head plate by two circular recessed cells, and two adjoining central triangular cells, which would have held stones or enamel. The front of the bow is decorated with a raised, triple beaded curvilinear pattern and flanking repeating punched pattern on the top. There is a single curving line to either…
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: NARC-4400AF
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy Finger Ring of Roman date (AD 43-200). The object is composed of an oval hoop which is D-shaped in section and expands to wide shoulders and narrows toward the hoop. The object is broken at the lower portion of each shoulder with an old and abraded break. The retained shoulders and hoop are decorated with an incised pattern, which is symmetrical on each side of the intaglio. The pattern is composed of two transverse rows of repeating dots, below which is a curvilinear line. Below the line are two more transverse rows of dots. There are two incised transverse …
Created on: Wednesday 15th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 15th August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-2A7918
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A wheel thrown wall sherd from a Medieval ceramic vessel dating from about AD 1200 - 1500. Hard, irregular textured grey fabric with frequent, small, well sorted inclusions which are angular and grey grit which break the surface. Unglazed, with a dark purple/grey coating on the outer face. The sherd is 42.3mm long, 40.7mm wide and 7.9mm thick. 20.6g.
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-2A49CD
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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Two rim sherds and one possible handle fragment of Post Medieval ceramic vessels dating from about AD 1500 - 1900. 1. Rim sherd. Hard, fine textured pink/red fabric with sparse, small, well sorted inclusions which are angular and grey grit and rounded black particles. There is a glossy brown glaze on both faces. The clay is folded over to create the rim, and there is a void between the two layers which is filled with glaze. The changing shape of the rim may suggest the sherd is from near a spout. There is a stacking scar on the top of the rim. The sherd is 44.2mm long, 51.2mm wide and…
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-29C795
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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Three wall sherds of Post Medieval ceramic vessels dating from about AD 1500 - 1900. 1. Wall sherd from the shoulder or neck of a vessel. Hard, fine textured red fabric with sparse, small, well sorted inclusions which are angular and grey grit and buff flecks (clay?). There is a glossy black glaze on the inner face and a dark red slip on the outer face. 28mm long, 16.4mm wide and 6.9mm thick. 4.5g. 2. Almost flat wall sherd. Hard, fine textured dark red fabric with sparse, small well-sorted inclusions including angular grey grit and some mica. There is a glossy black glaze on the inn…
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
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Record ID: SWYOR-2926BB
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
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A Post Medieval cermaic vessel rim sherd, dating from about AD 1600 - 1900. It is probably a plate or dish fragment in slipware with a pie-crust rim. The inner surface is marbled and has a clear glaze which does not reach the edge of the vessel. It is 36.9mm long, 32.8mm wide and 7.9mm thick. 12g.
Created on: Tuesday 14th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 22nd August 2018
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