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    • Object type: button
    • Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
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Record ID: IOW-B11E03
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval cast lead two-piece button (c. 1600-c. 1700). This button is conical in form and circular in plan. It is of solid construction and the drawn wire loop at the back missing. The front has moulded decoration consisting of four recessed triangles and raised pellets. At the flat back two holes accommodated the wire loop which may have been made of copper-alloy as no iron staining is present. The button is grey overall. Height: 12.2mm; diameter: 20.7mm. Weight: 20.36g. A similar button has been published and dated to the 17th century (Read 2005: 80, r…
Created on: Monday 7th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 8th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-AAC3CB
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A copper alloy livery button with separate brazed/soldered suspension device and a silver plated face probably dating 1800 - 1860AD. The button is circular in plan, slightly convex. The front has a heraldic image of a stags head facing left with an arrow pointing downwards through the body and a hunting bird on a post with jesses probably a falcon. There is a backmark but the lettering is difficult to make out it is probably the name of a firm in London of which there were several making buttons in this period. Buttons of this type were commonly used during the 18th and 19th centur…
Created on: Monday 7th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 14th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'BRINDLE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-A91346
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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A Post Medieval lead or lead alloy one piece cast button. It is circular in plan with a domed front and a flat reverse with a projecting attachment loop. The front has an impressed design of a flower with six round ended petals (the petals are recessed), meeting at the remains of a central raised pellet. The button has an integrally cast, thick, lead loop (now broken) on a stalk on the reverse. Dates to between c1600 and c1700 AD. The diameter is 25mm and the weight 15.03g. Although no direct comparison could be found for this button, similar examples on the database include SUS…
Created on: Monday 7th July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 5th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Preston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-A8E732
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval button, white metal, plano-convex with slight central nipple, inserted copper alloy wire loop flattened onto reverse. Diam.12.5mm. Length 6.5mm. 17th-18th century.
Created on: Monday 7th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th July 2014
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Record ID: NMS-7E60DE
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval button consisting of a solid plano-convex tin-coated copper alloy head and an embedded iron wire loop, most of which is missing. Diameter 14mm. Thickness of head 4.5mm. 17th century.
Created on: Saturday 5th July 2014
Last updated: Saturday 5th July 2014
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Record ID: NMS-7E49A1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy button consisting of a solid deep plano-convex head with a central nipple and an incomplete non-drilled loop. Diameter 10mm. Thickness of head 7.4mm. 16th century.
Created on: Saturday 5th July 2014
Last updated: Saturday 5th July 2014
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Record ID: NLM-667470
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy Button. Composite pressed metal discoid button from a naval uniform. The fromt bears the device of a crowned anchor on a finely horizontally lined field confined by a cabled rim. The back retains a drawn wire loop. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900. Diameter: 14.3mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 2.6mm, Weight: 1.23gms.
Created on: Friday 4th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ravendale', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-666A71
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy Button. Composite plano-convex pressed metal button from a military uniform of the 68th (or possibly the 89th) Regiment of Foot. The Regimental number appears framed by curlicues. A separate back and drawn wire loop remain; the back bears indistinct maker's details including the word: [--]WRIGHT[--] . Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1880. Diameter: 24.6mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 8.0mm, Weight: 5.03gms.
Created on: Friday 4th July 2014
Last updated: Monday 7th July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ravendale', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-5861A9
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Three post-medieval buttons with solid plano-convex heads and integral loops, 16th century: - with central nipple, and incomplete non-drilled loop, diameter 10.5mm - with non-drilled loop, diameter 11.5 - 12.5mm, length 14.5mm. - with head decorated in relief with an eight-bladed clockwise impeller and a drilled loop, cf. Read 2005, no. 112, diameter 12.5mm, length 16mm.
Created on: Thursday 3rd July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 3rd July 2014
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Record ID: NLM-3FAA06
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North East Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible Button fragment. Concavo-convex front, possibly from a composite button or a thimble (as kindly suggested by the finder) or a cuff link, with inner and outer rings filled by probably hand-executed radial spiral strokes. The display face is plated with white metal. The back is covered in rust, perhaps from a steel loop (lost), though a similar deposit sometimes occurs on thimbles of composite construction with seperate tops. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1700-1850. Diameter: 15.4mm, Thickness: 1mm, Weight: 1.31gms
Created on: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ravendale', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-3D4C79
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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A worn and complete cast copper-alloy circular button of Post-Medieval date. The head is D-shaped in section with a flat back face. In the centre of the front face is a raised circular boss with a circular knop at its centre. Radiating from the boss are transverse grooves. In the centre of the back face is an integral large perforated lug. This button measures 13.64mm in diameter, 6.54mm in thickness 15.70mm in total length (including lug), 3.29g in weight. There is a similar example recorded on the PAS database (LEIC-B2C180).
Created on: Wednesday 2nd July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 3rd July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brome and Oakley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-2BFF2B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: West Berkshire
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A cast lead alloy button with a broken integrally cast loop dating to the early post-medieval period. The button is decorated with a central cross with a pellet in each field (perhaps in imitation of a contemporary coin?), with an exterior border of closely-spaced radiating lines. This type of button dates from c. AD 1450-1650.
Created on: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lambourn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-1DF47B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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An incomplete copper-alloy button of post-medieval date (17th-century) . The button consists of a flat circular disc, worn around its circumference, with integral attachment loop projecting centrally from its lower surface with a notable casting seam to either side of this. The upper surface of the disc is decorated with an incised ring with central punched dot. Similar examples of this kind of button can be found illustrated in Bailey's 'Buttons and Fasteners', 2004, p.37, see especially figs 8.25 and 8.26.
Created on: Monday 30th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Clifton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-1DE02D
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper-alloy button of Medieval to post-Medieval date. The button has a solid pyramid-shaped head with foliate decoration on each face. The shank, which projects from the centre of the reverse is an elongated teardrop shape with a circular piercing for attachment - the loop is broken. Similar style buttons are illustrated on p.25 of Bailey, G. (2004), 'Buttons and Fasteners' and dated to the Tudor period (Late 15th to 16th Centuries), c. 1450-1600, see especially Fig 7.11 and 7.14.
Created on: Monday 30th June 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 1st July 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Scarle Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-167887
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post-medieval cast copper alloy button consisting of a solid plano-convex head and an integral non-drilled loop. Diameter 11.5mm. Length 14mm. 16th century.
Created on: Monday 30th June 2014
Last updated: Monday 30th June 2014
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Record ID: BERK-ECBDFA
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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Cast one-piece lead-alloy button with integral shank dating from the early post-medieval period, i.e. c. AD 1500-1700. The circular button is complete and retains its small attachment loop on the reverse. The button is small and its convex obverse is decorated with an eight-petalled flower. The central ornament is a pellet-in-circlet.
Created on: Saturday 28th June 2014
Last updated: Monday 30th June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-D5A85A
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete and cracked post-medieval copper alloy button with remains of an embedded iron loop. The damaged flat front is decorated in a probably floral pattern with punched part circles of various sizes. The edge is turned backwards towards the reverse, cf. Read 2005, no. 349. Diameter 30.5mm. c.1650 - c.1700.
Created on: Friday 27th June 2014
Last updated: Friday 27th June 2014
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Record ID: BERK-C09044
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A complete copper alloy button of post-medieval date. The button is small and is moulded with an integral suspension loop - the casting seam can be seen on the reverse. The button is plano-convex and has a circular loop on a short shank. 17th century AD.
Created on: Thursday 26th June 2014
Last updated: Monday 30th June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-AC1465
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete post-medieval copper alloy button, consisting of a solid plano-convex head with a central nipple and an integral non-drilled (broken) loop. Diameter 9.8 - 10.7mm. 16th century.
Created on: Wednesday 25th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 25th June 2014
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Record ID: NMS-A97302
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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Post-medieval lead button with a flat discoidal head and an integral non-drilled loop, now flattened, on the reverse.. The front is decorated with six evenly spaced spokes radiating from a central pellet and with six pairs of smaller pellets betwen them around the edge. Diameter 24.5mm. Thickness of head 2.5mm. 17th century.
Created on: Wednesday 25th June 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 25th June 2014
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