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Record ID: SF-7488F0
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy unidentified object of uncertain date. It consists of a sub-rectangular main body, from which two oval cro-sectioned arms protrude. The main body has one face marked by a crude stamped cross, while the back face is flat and plain. The longer arm diverges laterally and bears a knob on its inner edge. Both the arms seem broken at the outer end. It might be a metalworking waste from casting process. Length: 34.36 mm Width: 32.80 mm Thickness: 3.71 mm Weight: 4.80 g
Created on: Wednesday 17th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yaxley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-078A9D
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Piece of solidified molten copper alloy casting waste (approx. 47 x 32 x 10mm). Parts of the surfaces are sooted, and patches of white material, chalk or lime, and pinkish fired clay are adherent. Weight 47.36g. Date unknown.
Created on: Friday 12th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
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Record ID: NMS-7722C8
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Irregular twisted and elongated lump of molten copper alloy casting waste. Undated but probably ancient. 69 x 25mm. c.9mm thick. Weighs 46.83g.
Created on: Friday 5th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LEIC-36D5BD
Object type: STUD
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated copper alloy stud. 12mm thick and 20mm in diameter with a weight of 8.97grams. The stud is circular in form and semi-circular in cross section, with a projecting shaft. Its upper surface has a flat border 6mm wide, decorated with a slight step c. 1mm in. Inside this is a solid domed centre 6mm high. The underside of this section is flat and houses a circular cross sectioned shaft, 4mm in diameter and 3mm long, which terminates in a wide flat collar.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-4F2B8A
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete small circular lead bag seal of unknown date. It is circular with a turned up rim and incomplete as only two small sections of rim are still present.
Created on: Friday 21st September 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Drayton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PAS-4EA424
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete but distorted gold finger ring set with a carnelian in an oval bezel. The hoop is 1.2mm wide and ovoid in section, widening to flat triangular terminals where it is joined to the bezel. This join is strengthened by a strip of gold wrapped round the ends of the hoops. The back of the bezel is an applied flat plate, with a central circular pierced hole. The raised oval setting is formed from another sheet of gold folded and pinched at the top of the oval. Around it at the base is a border of twisted gold wire, with filigree beaded wire above this. The carnelian is oval with a …
Created on: Friday 21st September 2018
Last updated: Friday 21st September 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WREX-F912A9
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead zoomorphic figurine of unknown date. The object is in the shape of a dolphin with an arched back, a well-defined lip and tail. The remains of a casting seam is visible on the base. The base has a mould seam and possible remains of a single attachment point which may have been used to fit the figure to a stand or mount. The moulded lead retains some detail on the tail, eyes and mouth. The lead has a whitish-grey patina. The date of the object is unknown and could be Roman to modern in date. Height: 28.6mm; width: 32.3mm; thickness: 13.5mm; weight: 47g
Created on: Monday 17th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Backford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-903175
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified copper-alloy and gilded object of Unknown date and uncertain function. This object is circular and the front is decorated with a 'triskele'-like motif. The motif is in the form of curvilinear lines forming three evenly spaced conjoined 'scrolls'. The front has a patterned border of continuous oblique lines. The reverse is flat and plain with whitish patches of corrosion. On the rear face, just below the protrusion, a small pale circular area is possibly a break. This object is drab green with patches of a dark green patina. Traces of gilding can be seen on both sides.…
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-7D41FE
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated lead alloy mount (or possibly a pendant?), 23mm in length, 12mm wide and 5mm thick with a weight of 7.49grams. The object is sub rectangular in form and cross section with a rounded upper edge (as shown) and a straight lower edge. The upper surface is slightly rounded and has a small spherical projection, c.4mm in diameter, centrally placed below its edge and projecting forwards. below this is a reilef figure consisting of a circular head above a rectangular body and arms which appears to be worn? as at the point the figure disappears the object turns sharply downwards, possib…
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LEIC-7CAF45
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An undated lead alloy figurine, 92mm in length, 34mm wide and 16mm thick with a weight of 168.00grams. The figure is crudely cast and has few datable features. It consists of a human body, probably naked and with no detail added. It has arms which are bent at the elbow, but the lower parts are now missing. Its feet are very large and are aligned to stand on a curved surface?
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 12th September 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: HESH-7AFF7B
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small square shaped gold coloured possibly gold (and copper) alloyed piece of casting waste / manufacturing offcut from thick sheet / ingot of uncertain date. The metal is flat and rectangular in section; one edge has a very slight bevel to it whilst the other three have cut edges. Theer is no sign of saw marks and it looks to have been cut with a cold chisel - or been snapped. Two of the cut edges have a slightly corroded surface whilst the upper and lower ones have small pit marks. No obvious nick marks or cutting can be seen on any surface and the form of the ingot is not diagnost…
Created on: Tuesday 11th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-501DF7
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy unidentified object of Unknown date and uncertain function. This object is chisel-like and is square and also rectangular in cross-section. The edges are sharp. The narrow end is square and flares to the wider end where it is pointed and splayed. On one face at the splayed end an oblique step may be a casting imperfection. The object is reddish brown with light and mid-green corrosion products. Length: 26.3mm; width: 4.9mm; thickness: 2.7mm. Weight: 1.12g.
Created on: Sunday 9th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-FE8819
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete iron object of uncertain date. The object is roughly oval in plan and flat in profile. The object may have been sharpened at one end so could be the remains of a blade. The possibly sharpened end is slightly flattened, whilst the opposite end tapers and is rounded off. The object could also represent spillage from metalworking. It has mid-green copper alloy staining and shows signs of corrosion on both faces. The overall dimensions are as follows: 79.19mm in length, 31.47mm in width, 6.94mm in thickness and 67.72g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Last updated: Friday 7th September 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-D56E3D
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified iron object of uncertain date. The object is circular and hollow, tapering fron an open end to a pointed terminal. It is undecorated and worn. The metal has a corroded red/brown patina and is worn. The object is 78.3mm long, 19.2mm in diameter, 5.2mm thick and weighs 37.1g.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-D54361
Object type: INGOT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy ingot of uncertain date. The object is semi-circular in plan with a rectangular section. The straight edge appears to have been formed by a cut to the object. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The object is 29.7mm long, 19.6mm wide, 9.9mm thick and weighs 34.3g.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-D51D89
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A piece of copper-alloy casting waste of uncertain date. The object is irregularly shaped with uneven surfaces. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The object is 46.7mm long, 35.7mm wide, 14.1mm thick and weighs 33.8g.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th October 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LANCUM-D31386
Object type: LOCKING MECHANISM
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy object unidentified possibly Post-medieval and could be part of a locking mechanism. The object has two iron rivets and an opening suggestive of a lock. The length is 18mm, the width is 12mm and the weight 1.32g.
Created on: Monday 3rd September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th September 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: SF-95E791
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy unidentified object of an uncertain date. It consists of a sub-rectangular case, which is open on its back face and has breaks on the rearward projecting short sides. Inside the case there are traces of cement and iron corrosion product on the inner face of one of its short side. The front face is integral cast with a sub-cylindrical element, which is set at right angle to the case itself; where the two elements meet there is a faceted junction, which is followed by an unclear raised collar. The latter is heavily covered by iron corrosion products and it has…
Created on: Friday 31st August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Shelfanger', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-91EFF3
Object type: CHISEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete chisel-like object of unknown date. This object is sub-rectangular and the thicker end is square in cross-section. It tapers in width and thickness towards the opposite end which is slightly splayed, bent and incomplete. On one face there is a shallow linear groove. The thick end is burred over. The object is green with patches of a light brown patina. The break is old. Length: 54.0mm; width: 9.4mm; thickness: 9.4mm; width at splayed end: 10.7mm. Weight: 21.72g.
Created on: Friday 31st August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 5th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-6C0FD3
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Irregular nodule of copper alloy casting waste. The surface exhibits some pock-marking. Weight:13.5g.
Created on: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 29th August 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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