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Record ID: LVPL-B226A8
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified cast copper-alloy object, possbly a brooch or other decorative clothes fastening device. The object is zoomorphic and resembles a seated bird. The head and beak are teardrop shaped, and the eyes are represented by two raised curvilinear protrusions on either side of the head. The body is also teardrop shaped when viewed from above, and the sides are slightly raised to form the outlines of wings. Feathers are represented as parallel diagonal lines on the chisel shaped tail and on the wings, though at the back of the neck a three feather collar is depicted through relief.…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Huntington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-B104F3
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small figurine of copper alloy and uncertain date. The figure appears to be kneeling on proportionally short legs with its hands on its knees. The face, either through design or through the process of corrosion, has a simian appearance, with curvilinear heavy eyebrows and a protruding, muzzle like snout. A topknot or a protrusion from a headdress penetrates through what is either stylised hair or a hood and cape; this terminates shortly below the shoulders. The torso is compressed, and the buttocks are prominent at the base of the back. The underside/base of the object is slightly c…
Created on: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Backford', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-5E5167
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete unidentified iron and copper-alloy object of Unknown date and uncertain function. This object is in the form of a bi-conical terminal with a small portion of shaft. The outer end of the terminal has seven evenly spaced longitudinal grooves. The terminal is partially sheathed/encased in copper-alloy. Length: 18.5mm; width: 11.5mm; thickness: 10.4mm. Weight: 3.92g.
Created on: Sunday 29th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-32D0C6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Rutland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated lead alloy weight 30mm in diameter, 14mm high and weighing 71.19 g. The object is circular in form and trapezoidal in cross section with a slightly domed upper surface.
Created on: Friday 27th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rutland', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-F3C8E8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated lead alloy weight, Length: 17 mm, diameter: 38 mm, weight: 100.4 g. The weight is triangular in form, with rounded sides and a circular base . It has the remains of an iron loop emerging from its apex and the iron can also be seen emerging from the centre of the base.
Created on: Tuesday 24th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 27th April 2018
No spatial data available.


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Record ID: BH-DBDFC1
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Central Bedfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A gold object of uncertain function and date. The object consists of a flat sub-u-shape plate that is plain on both sides. The absent central section is rectangular in plan and extends from the circumferential edge of the plate to past its centre, and appears to have been cut out of what was originally a circular-shaped plate. The object measures 25mm in diameter and is 1mm thick. The central section measures 15mm in length and 6mm in width. The object weighs 2.87 grams.
Created on: Monday 23rd April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-9ED2C3
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete iron object of Unknown date and uncertain function. This object has a blade and tang. The blade is triangular in plan and pointed-oval in cross-section. The incomplete tang is roughly square in cross-section. There is a swelling between the blade and tang. The object is corroded but the edges of the blade are sharp. The tip of the blade is missing. Length: 60.0mm; width: 20.4mm; thickness of blade: 4.6mm; overall thickness: 6.4mm. Weight: 12.42g.
Created on: Friday 20th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-8963DA
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 is heavily pock-marked. Weight: 15.9.
Created on: Thursday 19th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 3rd May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: IOW-E7EA8A
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy anthropomorphic figurine of Unknown date. This stylised human figure has the majority of the arms and legs missing. The head is sub-circular in plan, convex at the front and flat at the rear. The eyes are formed by deep circular pits and the other facial features are not apparent. The body is oval in cross-section. This figurine is corroded and green with abraded breaks. Height: 48.9mm; width: 17.6mm; thickness: 10.7mm. Weight: 21.15g.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DFEA24
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 is heavily pock-marked. Weight: 18.2g.
Created on: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 11th April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: BUC-784471
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy object of uncertain type and date. The object is U shaped, with a worn break at one end which is circular in cross section. This narrows into an oval shape in cross section, and curves round on itself. The object the narrows and widens out into along thin rectangular shape in cross section, almost like a blunt blade. It has a light green patina, and measures 22.4mm in length, 21.5mm in width, and 8.0mm at maximum width. It weighs 7.75g.
Created on: Friday 6th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 6th April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: CAM-742E97
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead weight, possibly used as a spindle whorl, date uncertain. This artefact weighs 15.62g (0.55oz). The weight has a sub-circular shape with a thickness of 5.6mm and a diameter of 21.7mm. The artefact has a rectangular cross-section, all surfaces are flattened including the edges. The central perforation has a diameter of 7.8mm and is cylindrical in shape. The top and bottom surfaces are fairly smooth but with a few scratches. The outer edge has a rough texture due to striations all round which may have originally formed a pattern or lettering.
Created on: Friday 6th April 2018
Last updated: Friday 18th May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-498A77
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small cast lead object of uncertain function or age. Description: The object consists of a sub-circular disc with a sliightly raised lip around its upper edge and an integral, central, tapering spike projecting from the underside. The disc has two opposing holes, one either side of the lower spike each 2mm in diameter. One is complete and one has broken through the outer edge of the disc. Measurements: Length 12.99mm, diameter 10.28-10.89mm, weight 3.67g Discussion: This object may be a casting jet with the two holes there to allow the escape of gasses in the casting process. It w…
Created on: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LANCUM-37427D
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper-alloy mount or stud of unknown date. It is sub-pyramidal with a flat base and slot in the top. It could be a component element of a larger object.The length is 21mm, the width is 13mm and the weight 17.55g.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-E82182
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete and unidentified cast copper-alloy part of an artefact. From the top it starts at an old break at a waisted point directly above an oval section that has two moulded transverse ridges. At the bottom of the oval section it is again waisted and terminates in a wedge shaped section that is decorated on the face by six panels of pale blue / grey enamelling. The panels are arranged with three triangles along the base and three inverted triangles above them. The item is bent in a central point, this could possibly be the result of farm machinery and may well have been flat originally.
Created on: Friday 30th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandwich', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-BA57DB
Object type: STAPLE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete copper alloy probable staple, a lozengiform plate with both ends missing. Similar to but larger than an example from Meols (Egan, G. in Griffiths et al 2007, no. 3776 and SF-9E1AED. Date unknown, but apparently not recent. Extant length 32.5mm. Width 14mm. Thickness 1.2mm.
Created on: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 28th March 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: YORYM-A1DB34
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Perforated stone fragment of unknown date. The stone is a pure chalk, cream in colour, with a rough surface. The fragment is irregular in shape and appears to have been broken in half: one half of a circular perforation is apparent. This narrows from one side to the other, suggestion that it has been bored through from one side. It is uncertain whether the perforation is a result of natural or human processes. The finder believed this object to be part of a weight, possibly to do with thatching. It was found in an area with a great deal of early medieval finds and known Scandinavian se…
Created on: Tuesday 27th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 27th March 2018
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: LVPL-39841E
Object type: CASTING WASTE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible lead alloy object. The object is uneven and may simply be casting waste. The object has an off-white to grey patina and is lightly pitted.
Created on: Thursday 22nd March 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 25th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tadley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-FA01F8
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Denbighshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible gaming piece or unfinished slate spindle whorl, of unknown date.The object is circular in plan with a small indentation at the centre on one side that appears to be the start of a drilled hole.The edges have clearly been carefully rubbed smooth. Diameter: 38.1mm; thickness: 5.7mm; weight: 15.3g
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Thursday 12th April 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WREX-F99D02
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Three joining fragments of a blue glass bead of possible Iron Age or Roman date.The bead is made of an opaque pale blue glass.The central perforation has a diameter of 5.24mm.The bead has broken in to three pieces which join, but is incomplete. Diameter: 14.61mm; height: 15.11mm; weight: 3.8g
Created on: Monday 19th March 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 20th March 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Caerwys', grid reference and parish protected.


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