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Record ID: LEIC-F1D89D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Head plate and part of bow from an Anglo-Saxon small long brooch. The head has two circular holes 3mm in diameter close to the upper edge. The outer edges of the head are decorated with small punched dots. The brooch is in poor condition, is 35mm long, 23mm wide, 6mm thick and weighs 8.34g.
Created on: Friday 18th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 18th May 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-F1C384
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Head plate and part of bow from an Anglo-Saxon small long brooch. The outer edges of the head are decorated with small punched dots. The brooch is in good condition, is 30mm long, 28mm wide, 13mm thick and weighs 7.07g. Note that this is the head from a broken brooch footplate found nearby previously (LEIC-F55EE4).
Created on: Friday 18th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 18th May 2018
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Record ID: NMS-D7F425
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Fragment of copper alloy Colchester derivative rearhook Roman Brooch. Only the head, part of the bow and wings are extant, the remainder is missing from old and worn breaks. The wings are semi-circular in section and are decorated with narrow reel and bead. The bow remnant has a broad curved taper into the wings and is sub-D-shape in section, with an upper medial ridge, the head end is flattened where it terminates in a stubby remnant of a forward facing hook. Circa AD43-65.
Created on: Thursday 17th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-C85EE4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A sheet copper-alloy circular object, probably a brooch. Description: The object is a disc of sheet copper-alloy, decorated on the front face with four punched ring-and-dot motifs set in a square, their centres punched right through the disc to form circular holes. There are smaller punched dots forming three, concentric circles from the circumference to the centre of the front face. In the centre of the disc is a circular copper-alloy rivet passing from front to back. An elongated mark on the back of the disc suggest that a clip or catch was once held in place by this rivet. Measure…
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 18th May 2018
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Record ID: KENT-C39C7B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
An incomplete cast copper-alloy Roman Developed T-shaped brooch of Hull T105/6 of the Lower Severn T-shape type of later 1st or 2nd century AD date (AD 50-150). Description: The brooch is incomplete and the lower bow is missing.The wings are cylindrical with perforated wing / end caps. The axis bar, and spring are present - the pin remains only as stub projecting from between the wings. The cylinder has two incised collars at each end of the cylinder. There is the remains of a loop at the head of the brooch which was aligned with the central hole aligned sideways comapred to the usual…
Created on: Wednesday 16th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: WILT-9A701D
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Swindon
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Aesica type brooch dating to the 1st century AD. This is a British development of a Roman brooch, possiby the Rosette type (Macreth). This brooch is missing its spring mechanism, pin and part of the catchplate. It probably had a rearhook mechanism although Hollow Spring type is possible. The hook or loop which would have been on top of the head, and would have held the spring, is now missing. The latter type is almost exclusively found found in Wiltshire, Dorset and south Gloucestershire. The wings are plain, C shape in section, curved to seat the spring…
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: NLM-99FE32
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast trumpet brooch, Mackreth type TR 1.b3. A plain trumpet head has a pair of cylindrical housings behind it with an axis bar for a hinged pin [lost] running through them. From the head, the bow tapers to a mid-bow comprising a central drum which does not pass all around the bow, flanked by prominent grooves with a less prominent moulding to either side. The lower bow and fastening gear are lost. Abraded. Suggested date: Early Roman, 110-200. Length: 30.4mm, Width: 15.4mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 5.2mm, Weight: 6.34gms
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-995A44
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch. Cast Hod Hill brooch, Mackreth type HOD HILL 3.a. A thin cast bow with its upper end curled forward and slotted to retain pin gear [lost] on an axis bar [extant]. The head has engrailed sides, and then expands again to form the widest and uppermost of four horizontal moulded ribs, which diminish in width from top to bottom along with the tapering bow. The bow achieves its narrowest form below these mouldings, though there us the suspicion of a central feature, now worn. The lower bow is marked by a bulbous moulding with a narrow foot below, and there is the stub of…
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
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Record ID: SF-94A622
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A one-piece cast copper-alloy late Iron Age to Early Roman brooch of the Tène III Type, dating to 50 BC - AD 70. It has a three-coil spring mechanism with internal chord and complete pin. The bow is curved in profile and has an oval cross-section tapering towards the foot where it flatens creating the catch plate. The catch plate is trapezoidal in profile and has the upper corner of the back edge folded in itself in order to create the catch for the pin. The complete example is in good condition; it has signs of abrasion over the surface and traces of a redish brown patina. Cf. Mack…
Created on: Monday 14th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 15th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cockfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-563CFE
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy Roman trumpet brooch dating from about AD 75 - 175. It has a small trumpet shaped head hiding a looped pin lug to hold the spring and pin which are now missing. There is a small projection from the top of the head. The acanthus button is very worn and is on the front of the bow only. It has a two tiers of three petals and a collar above and below. The lower bow is faceted and there is a discoidal foot. The catchplate is almost complete. Traces of red coloured enamel survive on the foot, the lower bow, the upper bow and the head, and there is also a lozenge shaped cell of…
Created on: Friday 11th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 17th May 2018
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Record ID: WMID-466B82
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Worcestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy brooch of Colchester derivative Polden Hill type, of Roman date (AD 80-120). The brooch consists of the head and wings and the upper part of the bow. The axis bar, spring, pin, foot and catch plate are missing. The wings are semi- cylindrical in plan with damaged wing / end caps. At the reverse of the head is a rectangular slot that would have housed the spring. The bow is broad where it meets the wings it then tapers to a damaged terminal. On the head of the brooch are the remains of two ribs in light relief that extend from the head to the upper part of t…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
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Record ID: NLM-456AFF
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch fragment. Cast Colchester derivative brooch fragment, possibly Mackreth type CD RH 4. Semi-circular wings, open behind, bear a trace of a vertical groove on their display side. They are clasped by a D-section bow possibly with a central ridge, and possibly with a rearward facing hook lost from its crest. Most of the bow and the fastening gear are lost. Abraded. Suggested date: Early Roman, 60-100. Length: 12.1mm, Width: 22.4mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 6.5mm, Weight: 4.41gms
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Monday 14th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Claxby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-447E16
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Worn and corroded fragment of Roman copper alloy Headstud brooch, stumps of missing wings, sub-rectangular, hollow-backed, bow tapers to break below damaged stud, foot missing. Extant wingspan 12.5mm. Extant length 18mm. c.75 - c.120.
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
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Record ID: SOM-441A2B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small fragment of a Roman copper alloy brooch, probably colchester derivative and dating to c. AD 50-150. The surviving fragment comprises of the lower bow only, with the head, upper bow and pin, as well as the terminal of the foot, all lost. The bow is truncated by a worn break above the foot, decorated with a central longitudinal recessed band delineated by a pair of slightly raised parallel borders. At the foot of the bow the brooch is cast into a pair of transverse collars, suggesting the presence of a footknop, now lost to an old break. An unperforated catchplate expands from t…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2018
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Record ID: NARC-4240FB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy developed T-shape Brooch of Roman date (AD 50-150). The lower bow is missing. The wings are cylindrical, housing a corroded iron axis bar for the retained wire pin and are decorated with circumferentially incised grooves at the running from the ends of the wings towards the back of the bow. The back of the head is a square shape and projects out between the wings. The retained portion of the bow has two wide longitudinally grooves creating a raised central ridge. The meal is a green/brown in colour with a pitted patina. Length: 13.04mm, Length (pin): 38.42m…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
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Record ID: NARC-42216B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper alloy Brooch of Roman date (AD 75-150). The object is the head and portion of the bow of a Trumpet Brooch. The head flares outwards in an ovate form and tapers in to an integral body, which terminates in and old abraded break. Above the break a bulbous stylised acanthus flower which is collared above and below. The back of the object is concave with an integral loop with a circular perforation. Pat of the bow, foot, spring, pin and catchplate are all missing due to old and abraded breaks. The metal is a mid-green in colour with a pitted patina. Length: 21.27mm,…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
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Record ID: NARC-42150A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Colchester derivative, Polden Hill Brooch of Roman date (AD 80-350). It is composed of semi-cylindrical wings with outer raised collared ended which are perforated to accommodate a now missing axis pin and coiled wire spring. The back of the wings are concave. The bowhead is hump-like in profile and is decorated with a semi-circular ridge to either side of the head. The foot is raised and circular with a recurved catchplate to the back of the object. The pin is missing. Polden Hill (Mackreth 2011, Part 3, Group 4.a, flat wing ends type) The metal is a dar…
Created on: Thursday 10th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
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Record ID: IOW-36C3AA
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Medieval copper-alloy annular brooch (c. 1200-c. 1400). The pin is missing. The brooch is circular in plan and sub-rectangular in cross-section. A constriction for the pin has a width of 3.0mm. The upper face is bevelled internally and is decorated with evenly spaced pellets. The bar is circular in cross-section and has a diameter of c. 1.3mm. The frame has a transverse fracture. This brooch has an even dark green patina. There is a small patch of corrosion on the rear face. Outer diameter: 29.8mm; inner diameter: 20.6mm; width: 5.0mm; thickness: 2.4mm. Weight: 5.36g.
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th May 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-2CAA22
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy roman bow brooch fragment consisting of the lower third of the bow that has a moulded knee at the top and a small gobular foot, the catchplate is closed.
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 9th May 2018
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Record ID: GLO-1BB966
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
~~A fragment of a copper alloy annular brooch. The frame is lozenge shaped in cross-section and is decorated on the inside edge with a series for incised cross saltires. The outside of the frame is decorated with a double zigzag line that is formed from a series of stamped dots. Remains of the pin constriction are still present at one terminal. The pin is still retained and has a penannular loop for attachment with a transverse bar separating the loop from the main shaft.
Created on: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 8th May 2018
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