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Record ID: NMS-9687F9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete lead alloy button, plano-convex with the broken remains of an integral, probably undrilled oval-sectioned shank on reverse. The front has decoration in low relief of a central sexfoil within an outer border of transversely hatched foils. Diameter 13mm. Extant length 10mm. 17th century.
Created on: Thursday 8th December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 8th December 2016
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Record ID: NMS-84CB74
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid plano-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop, diameter and length 11.5mm, 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: NLM-7E017D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Flat discoid probably die stamped button with a rim and a radial close-set spiral design. Three holes of diameter 1.7mm are drilled through the object, arranged in a triangular pattern. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 11.1mm, Thickness (at rim): 1.4mm, Weight: 0.46gms
Created on: Wednesday 7th December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Gainsborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-6BCFA2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Lead alloy possible button. Cast concavo-convex discoid button front with the stub of a square section integrally cast shank, unusually thick. The front bears a quasi-heraldic device of a hound seated left within a plain border and against a finely stippled ground; an outer circle is occupied by a continuous series of swags in place of a legend. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1700-1800. Diameter: 26.6mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.1mm, Weight: 4.90gms
Created on: Tuesday 6th December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 5th January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-57E4EB
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Cast flat discoid button with a thickened rim and a boss on the back for the loop [probably lost]. Bent and burnt. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 20.9mm, Thickness: 1.9mm, Weight: 3.48gms
Created on: Monday 5th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 6th December 2016
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Record ID: NMS-2DB1A6
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Two post-medieval copper alloy buttons with solid heads and integral non-drilled loops, 16th century: - plano-convex head, diameter 9.2mm, length 9.4mm. - bi-convex head, diameter 11.6, length 12.3mm. Field MB5
Created on: Saturday 3rd December 2016
Last updated: Saturday 3rd December 2016
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Record ID: NMS-1BDB71
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval copper alloy button comprising a solid plano-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop, diameter 10.5mm, length 11.3mm, 16th century. Field BIX
Created on: Friday 2nd December 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 7th December 2016
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Record ID: BUC-19958D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead button in the form of a domed disc. The disc is decorated with six rounded bosses around a larger one. These are connected by a framework of trios of raised lines with small pellets in the spaces. The reverse of the button has the stubs of the loop for sewing.
Created on: Friday 2nd December 2016
Last updated: Sunday 8th January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bicester', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-052B2B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button fragment. Pressed metal front detached from a composite button. An anchor and chain appears against a finely lined ground within a cabled border, probably from a naval uniform. Abraded, torn and frayed.Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 18mm, Thickness: 0.2mm, Weight: 0.33gms
Created on: Thursday 1st December 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd December 2016
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Record ID: NLM-04C28C
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron possible button. Cast discoid copper alloy button with attached ferrous corrosion front and back; possibly burnt. Closely resembles NLM-04D317 found nearby. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1850. Diameter: 16.5mm, Thickness (overall as found): 9.9mm, Weight: 3.09gms
Created on: Thursday 1st December 2016
Last updated: Friday 2nd December 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-FF2FDE
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button fragment. Cast lightly concavo-convex livery button. The front bears a Gryphon's head left within a raised rim. The back has a central scar where a separate loop has been lost and back stamp reading: G & [-] BULLIVANT .BIRMINGHAM. Gilding traces remain both on front and behind, the former more extensively. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 25.6mm, Thickness: 1.4mm, Weight: 6.20gms
Created on: Thursday 1st December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 1st December 2016
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Record ID: NMS-F11508
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button with an integral drilled loop: a biconical, hollow openwork head with a small central nipple between six teardrop-shaped perforations on the front face, and with six on the rear (one of which is non-fettled and blocked in). Comparable with Baart et al. 1977, 185, no. 235, Margeson 1993, 20-2, fig. 11 no. 102 and Read 2005, 30, no. 93. Diameter 10.6mm. Length 15.6mm. 16th century. Field MB2
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
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Record ID: NMS-EF3453
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval lead alloy button with most of the non-drilled loop missing. The ovoid head is biconvex but with a much greater convexity on the outer face where rather crude moulded decoration comprises a cinquefoil, the foils triangular with apices at the centre and with fine transverse grooves. Near the edge and between each foil there is a large pellet. Diameter 11.9 - 13.6mm. Thickness of head 6mm.16th century. Field CH
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
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Record ID: WAW-ECE1B7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Post Medieval (15th-16thcentury) button: The copper alloy buttons' head is biconvex, and decorated with a small knop or nipple at the apex. Protruding from the back of the head there is an incomplete, integral loop with a circular perforation at the terminal. The surface of the button has a light green matte surface. The diameter across the head is 10.82mm and the length is 9.3mm. It weighs 3.33g. Another similar shaped button in Egan and Pritchard (2002), No. 1404 is thought to be dated to the 13th to late 15th centuries. Other examples are illustrated in Egan (2005), for…
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
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Record ID: NLM-ECC0E8
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Flat discoid button with a plain front bordered by a continual series of rectangular compartments and with a drawn wire loop brazed to the back. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 31.0mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 0.9mm, Weight: 6.07gms
Created on: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 30th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'near Market Rasen', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-8338AD
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Flat plain discoid button with the stubs of a drawn wire loop brazed to its back. A close match for NLM-831B4E. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 30.5mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 0.6mm, Weight: 5.12gms
Created on: Friday 25th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 25th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cleethorpes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-831B4E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Flat plain discoid button with a drawn wire loop brazed to the back. A close match for NLM-8338AD. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 31.5mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 0.6mm, Weight: 5.17gms
Created on: Friday 25th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 25th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cleethorpes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-82FF7F
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Concavo-convex composite button comprising a front with lathe made spiral radial decoration within a linear border on the front, and with an integrally cast and drilled U-shaped loop on the back. The front plate is inserted into the back with the latter overlapping its edge. A grey tint may arise from tin in the metal mix. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1825. Diameter: 17.7mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 6.6mm, Weight: 4.08gms
Created on: Friday 25th November 2016
Last updated: Friday 25th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-70294E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy livery button produced by Robert Bushby of St. Martin's Lane, London. Probably dating between 1806 and 1824. This button is circular in plan, domed at the front and concave at the rear. At the front there are raised lozenge-shaped arms at the centre and a raised rim close to the edge. The rear face has the remains of an attachment loop at the centre. Also on the rear face is the maker's name and place of production: R BUSHBY/S MARTINS LANE/LONDON The button is white metal coated. Diameter: 26.4mm; thickness: 3.3mm. Weight: 5.76g. Robert Bushby was the su…
Created on: Thursday 24th November 2016
Last updated: Saturday 26th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-6F521E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Composite three piece lightly biconvex button comprising a pressed metal front whose rim clenches a flat back plate into which is threaded a copper alloy loop. The button front bears the Royal Arms, indicating the button is probably from a uniform. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 23.7mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 5.3mm, Weight: 3.95gms
Created on: Thursday 24th November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 24th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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