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Record ID: WAW-98BEE8
Object type: HOB NAIL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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Four Roman (c.AD 43 to 409) iron hob nails: All have hemi-sperical heads and a square or rectangular bent shank which forms a 'J' in profile. The shanks taper to a blunt point. They measure between 14.18mm long and 4.48mm. Hobnails were used in Roman footwear, boots and sandals (caligae) were made from three main pieces of leather, the upper sole, lamina and the insole, all three layers were clenched together with hobnails, frequently arranged in patterns, some of which were created to facilitate comfortable walking (Bishop and Coulston: 1993). At Usk (Driel- Murray in Mattingley 1995…
Created on: Monday 12th November 2018
Last updated: Monday 12th November 2018
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Record ID: KENT-41A8CB
Object type: ARMOUR
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Kent
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A corroded copper-alloy hinged fitting with some iron plate from the shoulder plates of Corbridge type lorica segmentata armour dating to the first or second centuries AD. Description: The fitting comprises two flat copper-alloy plates sandwiching a fragment of the plate iron. The plates have a rectangular body and a T shape arm, the insets between the rectangular arm and the horizontal T bar are concave. The fitting possesses four rivets, two on the main body of the plate and two at the corners of the horizontal T-bar. There is slight concavature on the outside edge of the horizontal…
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 8th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-AFAEF8
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
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A small handle and fragments of the body of a Roman greyware vessel. Description: The handle is sub-square in cross-section and formed into a semi-circular curve, each end attached to the body of the vessel. There are small fragments of the vessel body remaining. The handle is formed around a 10mm circular hole which has smooth sides and has been applied by pushing a former through the wet clay during manufacture. The fabric is hard and smooth and banded with grey reduced outer surfaces and a darker grey reduced inner core. It is sandy with profuse, small, rounded white limestone and …
Created on: Thursday 1st November 2018
Last updated: Monday 5th November 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-96CE4D
Object type: TILE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Rutland
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Roman ceramic roof tile fragment, 129mm long, 112mm wide and 36mm thick with a weight of 473g. The object is sub rectangular in form and cross section. It has an orange patina and finely grained fabric. It has one complete edge which has a rectangular cross sectioned ridge.
Created on: Wednesday 31st October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 31st October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-8B6A4E
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A complete and corroded Medieval to post-Medieval copper-alloy closed thimble (c. 1400-c. 1550). This thimble is circular in plan and the walls taper inwards from the base towards the crown. There is a plain rim and no manufacturing marks. The outer face has lines of evenly spaced sub-circular indentations/drilled pits which spiral near the base but then become parallel. The crown was probably indented but this is unclear due to corrosion. The outer face of this thimble is green and corroded and the inside is green and smooth. Height: 19.0mm; diameter: 17.7mm; thickness of walls: 0.…
Created on: Tuesday 30th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 1st November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NARC-2E7934
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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An incomplete copper ally Strap Fitting of Medieval date (AD 1350-1450). The object is composed of a single plate of copper alloy which issue-rectangular in plan and flat in section. The attachment end of the plate has an intact edge with a large sub-ovate perforation within the plate. The plate then tapers out slightly to a single integral rectangular arm which terminates in an old abraded break. The lower end of the plate is missing due to an old abraded break. The plate has been recurved and the inside of the plate is not clearly visible but does not indicate any decorative pattern.…
Created on: Friday 26th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: NARC-1CEB67
Object type: DRESS FASTENER (DRESS)
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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A complete copper alloy Dress Fastener of Post-Medieval date (AD 1550-1650). Read's Early Post Medieval Class A Type 1a. The object is a formed of a single piece of copper alloy composed of two eyes, recurved loops at the top of the object oriented with the plan of the body of the hook. The hook is formed by the recurved and flattened centre of the wire. There is some retained gilding. The metal has a dark brown pitted patina. Length: 21.17mm, Width: 14.41mm, Thickness: 1.80mm, Weight: 2.4g.
Created on: Thursday 25th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 7th November 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-03AA3C
Object type: HORSESHOE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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An incomplete iron horse shoe of later Medieval or Post Medieval date (1250-1550). The elongated shape of the shoe indicates it was for a rear hoove. The web of the shoe is unusally wide with an arched top to the narrow inner gap. Looking at the ground surface the shoe has lost most of its left hand branch and is heavily corroded giving it an uneven surface. On the left hand side there are three nail holes, all with protuding iron nail heads in place, and positioned opposite, on the broken branch, are two broadly rectanganular nail holes, now filled by corrossion. So the shoe had a 3:3…
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kempley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-F0F370
Object type: PENDANT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An almost complete ceramic phallic pendant of uncertain date. The pendant comprises an ovate shaft which swells towards a bulbous head. A prominent ridge is present at the junction between the shaft and the head which appears to have been handmade. The head has a deep triangular groove to the upper end of the tip representing the urethra. The opposite end of the shaft tapers to a narrower rounded terminal with narrow perforation to one side. The other side of the loop is broken and a corresponding perforation cannot be determined. Two fairly small rounded knops project to either side …
Created on: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 6th November 2018
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Record ID: SUR-D8E970
Object type: POT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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A body sherd from a coarse textured hand-formed grog-tempered vessel. The fabric is dark brown and contains prominant inclusions of grog (crushed pottery); the remaining surface is black. Late Roman.
Created on: Monday 22nd October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 25th October 2018
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Record ID: LON-9C8A61
Object type: TILE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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An incomplete Roman ceramic Lowther's Group 1 and Betts Die 3, relief-patterned flue-tile dating from AD 150-200. A similar tile is illustrated in Betts et al (1997:53 Fig.27a). The front is decorated with relief-patterned rolled design in the "W. Chevron" group style. Betts writes "Keyed with wooden rollers applied when the clay was still damp, before they were put into the kiln to fire. This was added so the tiles could be more firmly mortared into place." The fabric is fully oxidised and red throughout. The interior side is blackened probably due to its proximity to a heat or fire. …
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Saturday 20th October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9ADC55
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 109 Two abraded body sherds of Worcester…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9AD02A
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 108 Four abraded body sherds of Worceste…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9AB0CC
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 107 Four abraded flat base sherds which …
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9A9715
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 107 23 abraded body sherds of Worcester …
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9A87E4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 107 One unabraded rim sherds of Worceste…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9A7A6B
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 107 A base sherd of Malvern Chaseware HE…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9A6D2F
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 107 Three body sherds of Malvern Chasewa…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: HESH-9A5691
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Eardisland History and Heritage Group Eardisland Excavation 2000-2010 Site Summary: Finds were made during the excavation of a mound in the grounds adjacent to the dwelling: Burton Court Eardisland. The trench in which the majority of artefacts were found measured 5 metres by 3 metres. The stratified assemblage of pottery is of regional importance being especially well preserved and evidence for a domestic non-castle medieval site dating from the twelfth to early thirteenth centuries (1100-1250) Site number: BC 01 Sector: D Context number: 107 One rim sherd of Malvern Chaseware H…
Created on: Friday 19th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-7564A8
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
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A near complete copper-alloy late Iron Age Nauheim derivative (La Tene III) brooch dating to AD 10-100. Discussion: At the top of the brooch, the pin and two of the curls of the spring remain which extend into the bow of the brooch. At the foot of the brooch, the bow extends back to form the catchplate. The bow of the brooch is undecorated but narrows towards the catchplate. The brooch has a dark brown patination. The pin is bent away from the bow and the spring and part of the catchplate is missing but apart from that remains in good condition. Measurements: 43.88mm long, 9.63mm wid…
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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