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    • Object type: button
    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: NLM-5A9D6D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Sub-spherical hollow front from a hollow composite button; the front is flattened and pierced. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 13.1mm, Height: 8.6mm, Thickness (wall): 0.5mm, Weight: 1.49gms.
Created on: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 1st March 2016
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Record ID: NLM-5A88A1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy button fragment. Cast flat discoid button with the stub of an integrally cast loop on the back. A moulded floral design appears on the front. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1700-1800. Diameter: 22.8mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 2.5mm, Weight: 5.50gms.
Created on: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 1st March 2016
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Record ID: NLM-59ED24
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Flat discoid plate with the stub of a separate loop set centrally on one side. Traces of gilding appear on both back and front. Bent. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 35.4mm, Thickness: 0.9mm, Weight: 7.53gms.
Created on: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-59C6AC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Pressed metal hollow composite button comprising a front with a floral design of three blooms with vegetal scrolls, and with a separate backplate from which protrudes the stub of a loop. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 21.7mm, Thickness: 2.9mm, Weight: 2.53gms
Created on: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-55F880
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Post-medieval silver button. Solid circular head, convex on the upper face, flat on the reverse with a separate soldered wire loop. No decoration survives but the upper face appears to be heavily worn. Diameter 14mm. Height 8mm. Weight 3.1g. Probably 17th - 18th century.
Created on: Tuesday 1st March 2016
Last updated: Monday 25th April 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-4709A7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two copper alloy Late Medieval to Post Medieval buttons dating from AD 1400 - 1600. 1: The button has a "pimple" on the apex, with a solid sub-biconvex head. An integral tab with a circular hole through it (2.8mm diameter) forms the attachment loop. The button is 16.5mm long, 11.7mm diameter and 3.38g. Compare examples on page 28 of Gordon Bailey's "Buttons and Fastners". 2: The solid head is circular in plan and bi-convex in cross section. The shank is an integral tab with a rounded end and a circular hole of 2.8mm diameter. The button is 13.9mm long, 10.5mm diameter and 3.2g…
Created on: Monday 29th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 29th February 2016
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Record ID: LON-01D44D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Post medieval, 16th-17th century, cast lead/lead alloy button. This is a flat discoidal button with an integrally cast looped shank. The button has a geometric design resembling a V within a W. There is a small central knop and a raised border around the edge. There is a small casting burr on the shank and a mould line running around the ring and on the back of the disc. The shank has been bent over at a right angle to its original position, probably during deposition. Length: 9.09mm Weight: 0.95g Diameter: 10.2mm
Created on: Friday 26th February 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd March 2016
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Record ID: NLM-F0F6B9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Lead alloy and iron button. Cast gently plano-convex lead alloy button front with an incised design of a central seriffed letter C [or U] and with a border of eight equidistantly spaced arcs. A corroded iron loop is flattened against the back of the button. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1700. Diameter: 15.2mm, Thickness (overall): 6.9mm, Weight: 3.98gms.
Created on: Thursday 25th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Scotter', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F05AA2
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Flat discoid button with a low boss on the back retaining a separate cast and drilled loop. The front bears incised decoration comprising a star on a finely machined field with a machined border, both constituting close-spaced circumferential lines with a plain zone between them. Plated overall with white metal. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1850. Diameter: 20.7mm, Thickness (clear of boss and loop): 1.1mm, Weight: 3.08gms.
Created on: Thursday 25th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F01E7B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Cast concavo-convex front from a composite button with a rim and central knop or nipple. A star with seven points whose ends are infilled by closely-spaced horizontal lines is inscribed on the display face. The grey tint of the front may indicate tin in the metal mix; the internal surface is stained buff, paler where soil is removed. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1650-1775. Diameter: 16.7mm, Height: 6.5mm, Thickness (at rim): 1.4mm, Weight: 2.45gms.
Created on: Thursday 25th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-F01074
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Cast plain plano-convex button with an integrally cast and undrilled loop. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600. Diameter: 10.7mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 4.2mm, Height: 9.6mm, Weight: 2.08gms.
Created on: Thursday 25th February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-C78995
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post medieval lead button, dating to the periosd c.AD 1500-1700. The button is plano-convex and circular in plan. Its front face exhibits a design comprising a central pellet surrounded by a series of four concentric lozenges. The reverse is undecorated, but exhibits the remains of an attachment loop with worn breaks at each terminal. A brown-cream patina is present ont he surface. The button measures 16.15mm in diameter, 6.61mm in thickness including the remains of the attachment loop and weighs 4.34g. Cf. Read (2010) p.73, nos. 268 and 269 which are similar in te…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Last updated: Thursday 25th February 2016
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Record ID: NLM-B3C99F
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy and iron button fragment. Cast gently plano-convex solid front with a doubly ridged rim and a central pellet, and with the stubs of an embedded iron loop protruding from the back. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1650-1700. Diameter: 15.1mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 3mm, Weight: 2.17gms.
Created on: Monday 22nd February 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-ADE777
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy late medieval to post-medieval button. It has a simple biconvex head with an integral oval loop extending from the centre of the reverse. It survives in fine condition with a hiny green patina. See Read (2005, 61-62) for parallels, all of which come from late 15th to 17th century contexts. Diameter of head: 11.81mm, total length: 17.09mm, weight: 6.56g
Created on: Monday 22nd February 2016
Last updated: Monday 22nd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Mildenhall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-878F3E
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Bedford
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-medieval copper-alloy button. The head of the button is circular and generally of flat section, although the central feature is a relief-moulded ring with incuse centre. Two concentric grooves surround this centre. The loop comprises a right-angled tab, located at the centre of the reverse, with a tapering circular perforation and an irregular distal end. Diameter of head: 23 mm; length: 16.1 mm. Weight: 9.29 g. Gordon Bailey illustrates similar buttons in his 'Buttons and fasteners' book, suggesting a 17th century date (2004: 37)
Created on: Saturday 20th February 2016
Last updated: Saturday 20th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kempston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-739FB9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy button. Cast oval slightly concavo-convex plain front with an integrally cast and undrilled loop springing from a prominent mould line on the back. Abraded. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1700. Height: 12.2mm, Length (front): 15.9mm, Width: 11.7mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 2mm, Weight: 2.47gms.
Created on: Friday 19th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 22nd February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-719995
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy military button (c. 1812). The button is convex at the front and concave at the rear. It has the stub of a loop at the rear. The front of the button bears a crown with '44' below. A maker's name at the rear reads: I M GOWAN/KING ST/SOUTH LONDON This button has a white metal coating at the front. Diameter: 19.8mm; thickness: 3.0mm. Weight: 3.64g. Compare with a similar button: http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/antique-war-1812-flat-button-british-438608981 (accessed 19/2/2016).
Created on: Friday 19th February 2016
Last updated: Friday 19th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-710769
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy Hampshire military button. The button is flat and circular in plan. It has the stub of a loop at the rear. The front of the button bears a central sexfoil flower head, probably a rose, at the centre with the words SOUTH above and HANTS below. A maker's mark 'SF' is stamped into the rear face. This button is corroded in places and has traces of a white metal coating at the front. Diameter: 21.5mm; thickness: 2.1mm. Weight: 2.62g. Compare with: BERK-A032C3 and SUR-39A447.
Created on: Friday 19th February 2016
Last updated: Friday 19th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-46DC6D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button fragment. Cast concavo-convex discoid front to a hollow composite button. The front has a rim and a central knop or nipple, and extensive traces of black paint on its display face. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 17.1mm, Height: 6mm, Thickness (at rim): 1.5mm, Weight: 1.92gms.
Created on: Wednesday 17th February 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 17th February 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-43E07B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy button dating to the post medieval period. The button has a domed-shaped head with central knop and six triangular cells filled with a light blue enamel. On the reverse is a short integrally cast shank with drilled hole. Buttons containing blue enamelling became popular in the 17th century, and a similar date is therefore suggested for this example.
Created on: Wednesday 17th February 2016
Last updated: Friday 13th May 2016
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