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Record ID: SUR-57720E
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A fragment of a Post Medieval lead cloth seal. Side 1: 1661 IK with a crown to the right Side 2: Missing
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 5th September 2017
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Record ID: SUR-576ACE
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A fragment of a Post Medieval lead cloth seal. Side 1: IC (or similar), with a privy mark between Side 2: Blank
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 5th September 2017
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Record ID: SUR-5764DA
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A fragment of a Post Medieval two-part lead cloth seal. Side 1: IP with cinquefoils in the field Side 2: Blank
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 5th September 2017
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Record ID: SUR-576035
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval lead cloth seal. Side 1: IM (incuse) in a cabled circular frame Side 2: SS (incuse)
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 5th September 2017
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Record ID: BH-C7395F
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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An incomplete lead cloth seal dating to the early post medieval period. One surface is decorated with a monogram perhaps ligaturing a 'T' with several other letters. However, it was not possible to identify the type. The reverse is plain. The seal measures 24mm in diameter and 4mm in thickness. It weighs 7.41g.
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Thursday 23rd February 2017
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Record ID: BH-95CE62
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead cloth seal dating to the period 1558 to 1603. The seal comprises a flat circular disc of lead. The upper surface of the disc is stamped with the the crowned coat of arms of England, flanked by the letters ER and the circumferential legend '[...]VLII'PAO'V[...]LON'. The lower surface of the disc is plain with a small raised circular piece of lead at its centre. The other disc of the cloth seal is missing. See Egan 1995, p. 40-41, no.61 for a parallel which reads 'S'VLII'PAO'VIALLE'LON // LONDINI PRO PANNIS LANICIS (seal of alnage of saleable cloths of London // for w…
Created on: Tuesday 20th December 2016
Last updated: Thursday 23rd March 2017
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Record ID: BH-B1B7F7
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete lead-alloy cloth seal, dating to the period AD 1650 to 1705. The seal comprises two flat circular discs, one of which is now damaged, joined with a small rectangular connecting strip. One disc bears the relief-stamped legend 'WOR/STED/REFOR/MED', within a stamped circular border. On the second disc are the numerals '40', which probably refers to the length of the cloth, in yards. Length: 21mm; width: 17mm; thickness: 2mm. Weight: 4.38g. According to Geoff Egan, "'Worsted reformed' seals are among the most common and widely found of all kinds (of cloth seal)..., …
Created on: Thursday 3rd November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 3rd November 2016
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Record ID: BH-9B7C00
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete lead-alloy alnage cloth seal from the reign of George I (1714 - 1727). Two of the original four discs remain, joined by a folded connecting strip. One of the sub-oval discs bears the relief-stamped bust of the king, who faces right and is surrounded by the legend FIDEI DEFEN within a beaded circular border. On the other disc, is a thistle surmounted by a crown. There is an 'I' in the left field, referring to the duty in pence. The seal measures 24mm in length and 14mm in width.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd November 2016
Last updated: Thursday 17th November 2016
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Record ID: BH-9670D0
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead-alloy disc from a post-Medieval cloth seal. The upper surface of the sub-circular disc bears an unidentified relief-moulded shield, above which is a probable date beginning '161'. Three concentric borders surround the shield, the inner and outer borders being beaded, the central comprising a plain line. Diameter: 20.2mm; thickness: 1.5mm. Weight: 2.23g.
Created on: Friday 4th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ashwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-95C6A6
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A post-Medieval lead-alloy four-disc cloth seal. The two largest discs adjoin one another; one of these bears the 'Prince of Wales' Feathers', in relief,with the letters 'S O' beneath and a beaded circular border surrounding. A remnant of the connecting strip projects from the distal end of this disc. The surface of the adjoining disc has a central star, surrounding which is the legend 'TAYNTON' and, outside this, a beaded border. The other two adjoining discs are incomplete, irregular and undecorated. Length:33.8mm; width:15.8mm; thickness:, 3.2.mm. Weight: 7.05g. TAV[N]TON A simil…
Created on: Friday 4th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Offley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-95BF63
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete lead-alloy cloth seal, dating to the period AD 1650 to 1705. The seal comprises two flat circular discs, one of which is now damaged, joined with a small rectangular connecting strip. One disc bears the relief-stamped legend 'WOR/STED/REFOR/MED', within a stamped circular border. On the second disc are the numerals '41', which probably refers to the length of the cloth, in yards. Length: 22mm; width: 20mm; thickness: 4mm. Weight: 6.04g. According to Geoff Egan, "'Worsted reformed' seals are among the most common and widely found of all kinds (of cloth seal)..., …
Created on: Friday 4th March 2016
Last updated: Thursday 3rd November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Offley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-959154
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead-alloy cloth seal, dating from the post-Medieval period. The remaining portion comprises two adjoining sub-oval discs, linked by a connecting strip, with s relief-moulded portcullis design on one of the discs and nothing on the other. Length: 16.8mm; width: 12.5mm; thickness: 3.4mm. Weight: 3.17g.
Created on: Friday 4th March 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 17th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hitchin', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-C79B4B
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A damaged disc from a post-medieval cloth seal. The sub-circular design has a relief-stamped rose head at the centre of its upper surface. In addition, close to the edge, there is a possible letter or numeral. A squashed rivet projects from the reverse, located a short distance from centre. Diameter: 19.6mm; thickness: 3.4mm. Weight: 2.75g. The presence of the rose suggests this is probably part of an alnage seal, which would have marked the payment of the duty on the cloth. A range of similar seals, dating from the reigns of Charles II to George I, were found in London (Egan…
Created on: Monday 30th November 2015
Last updated: Thursday 7th January 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Royston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-1E6678
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A damaged lead-alloy disc from a post-medieval cloth seal. The bent object would originally have been circular in plan. The upper surface bears the relief-moulded arms of London: a shield with ridged cross containing a sword in the top left quarter and a wreath at the bottom. Around the top is the legend '[DE/LON]DI/NO'. The reverse of the disc is plain and there is no sign of a connecting strip or other means of attachment; however, there is a single piercing, located a short distance from centre, at 4 o'clock. Diameter: 40.7mm; thickness: 2.2mm. Weight: 17.45g. The design …
Created on: Tuesday 10th November 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th November 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hormead', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-69A35A
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a post-Medieval lead-alloy cloth seal. Two sub-oval discs survive, joined by a folded connecting strip. A projection at the opposite end suggests further discs may originally have been attached. The relief-stamped image on one disc takes the form of a crowned rose, with an indecipherable legend extending around the circumference. Faint traces of a design can also be seen on the surface of the second disc. Length: 20.4mm; width: 17.4mm; thickness: 3mm. Weight: 5.4g. Similar seals, dated to the early 17th century, were found in London and are illustrated and discussed b…
Created on: Thursday 8th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 8th October 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Abbots Langley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-6A6A1E
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead-alloy two-disc cloth seal, dating from the post-Medieval period. The surface of one of the sub-circular discs bears the relief-stamped image of a horse or donkey standing left, grazing. Above the animal, there is an unidentified symbol. The central portion of the other disc bears several letters and appears to have been stamped at least twice, making it impossible to read the legend. Diameter: 22.7mm; thickness: 5.3mm. Weight: 13.02g.
Created on: Monday 14th September 2015
Last updated: Friday 25th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kelshall', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-1A11D7
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead-alloy cloth seal, dating from the post-Medieval period. The seal comprises two sub-circular discs, one of which is now damaged, and a folded connecting strip. The intact disc bears the relief-stamped legend 'WOR/STED/REFOR/MEYD' (sic.), with a beaded circumferential border. On the second, damaged, disc are the numerals 29 (over) 1/2, which probably refers to the length of the cloth, in yards. Length: 24.56mm; width: 18.96mm; thickness: 2.99mm. Weight: 5.4g. According to Geoff Egan, "'Worsted reformed' seals are among the most common and widely found of all…
Created on: Thursday 10th September 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 15th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Offley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-84E5C4
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead-alloy cloth seal, dated '1676'. One of the sub-circular discs survives intact, with the central portion of the second attached to its reverse. The larger disc bears the relief-stamped shield of France, crowned, with the legend 'NOV[...] CASTRES' extending around the circumference, extending clockwise from 12 o'clock. The shield is flanked by the date '16-76'. Occupying the remaining portion of the other disc are the arms of Castres, capital of the Tarn department of the Midi-Pyrénées region of southern France: barry pily of four [Argent and Gules] in chief [Azu…
Created on: Wednesday 10th June 2015
Last updated: Friday 4th September 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dacorum', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-2F58E9
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of a post-Medieval lead-alloy cloth seal. The surviving sub-circular disc bears the relief-stamped legend 'WOR/STED/REFOR/M(E)D', with a beaded circumferential border. The weave of the cloth has become impressed on the underside of the disc. Diameter: 19.9mm; thickness: 1.6mm. Weight: 3.56g. According to Geoff Egan, "'Worsted reformed' seals are among the most common and widely found of all kinds (of cloth seal)..., attesting to a large national and international market for the late seventeenth-century Norfolk worsteds they represent" (Egan 1995: 48).
Created on: Saturday 6th June 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 12th August 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Newnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BH-1CCFDC
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead-alloy cloth seal, dating from the post-Medieval period. The surviving piece comprises two pairs of sub-circular discs, with a folded connecting strip at one end. The disc adjacent to this fold is decorated with a relief-stamped lion rampant design, with a lis at the back of the head and one below the tail. A double circular border surrounds the design. Length: 23.4mm; width: 14.3mm; thickness: 5.3mm. Weight: 4.76g. This is probably a Continental seal and dates from the 16th to 18th century.
Created on: Friday 5th June 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 12th August 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hitchin', grid reference and parish protected.


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