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Record ID: LVPL-30B68E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Flintshire
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A copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped as is typical of this and the headloop is incomplete. Below the incomplete headloop and at again at the lower step is a horizontal panel decorated with a series of incised vertical grooves. The upper bow is decorated with three raised vertical panels. The panels are divided into seven cells containing enamel. In the outer two panels orange enamel remains while the central panel contains three cells of blue enamel. The alternating cells are vacant. Below the pan…
Created on: Friday 28th April 2017
Last updated: Friday 28th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cilcain', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-21B179
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Flintshire
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A copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped as is typical of this and the headloop is incomplete. Below the incomplete headloop and at again at the lower step is a horizontal panel decorated with a series of incised vertical grooves. The upper bow is decorated with three raised vertical panels. The panels are divided into four cells containing alternating orange and degraded pea-green enamel with each cell remaining filled. Below the panels is a raised rounded knop measuring 4mm in diameter which has bee…
Created on: Thursday 27th April 2017
Last updated: Friday 28th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cilcain', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-210305
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Flintshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped as is typical of this and the headloop is complete. Below the headloop and at again at the lower step is a horizontal panel decorated with a series of incised vertical grooves. The upper bow is decorated with three raised vertical panels. The panels are not divided into cells as is usual. Three fragments of bright orange enamel remain, one in each panel. Typically this orange enamel would have alternated with enamel of another colour, however no other colour rem…
Created on: Thursday 27th April 2017
Last updated: Friday 28th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cilcain', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-1E4DD3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of probable Iron Age brooch- copper alloy foot from a bow brooch. Lower end of a broken and damaged triangular-sectioned bow, grooved transverse moulding, D-sectioned foot with multiple engraved transverse lines. Stump of missing catch-plate on the reverse. Extant length 28.5mm, width 5mm. 1st century BC/AD.
Created on: Thursday 27th April 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-1DFAED
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Battered fragment of a Roman copper alloy Colchester Derivative Rearhook brooch, one incomplete wing and the upper end of the bow only. The wing is decorated with bead and reel, and the D-sectioned bow with a median rib between grooves and a rib or offset along both edges. Extant length 15.4mm. c.43 - c.65 AD. Finder's no. 5
Created on: Thursday 27th April 2017
Last updated: Thursday 27th April 2017
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Record ID: BERK-0A8A51
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman Colchester one-piece brooch, dating to the first century c. AD 25-60. The brooch has a plain but thick, rounded bow with thin, short and flat arms decorated with vertical linear scores. The srping and pin are both missing. The foot of the brooch is complete and the reverse retains the catchplate which has two small circular holes for decoration. Along the edge of the catch and the bow is fine incised zig-zag decoration. Similar to Hattatt (2007) 251 but of smaller size.
Created on: Wednesday 26th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 26th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-0755BB
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of Roman copper alloy sprung Colchester-derivative rear hook brooch, Mackreth (2011), CD RH. Traces of vertical mouldings on the damaged wings. Spring and pin missing. Broken D-sectioned bow, lower part missing. Extant wingspan 29mm. Extant length 27mm. c. AD 43 -65.
Created on: Wednesday 26th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 26th April 2017
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Record ID: FASAM-F6D92E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Half of a broken tinned-bronze Roman fibula brooch. The other half was found on lower ground about 1400m to the NEE - see FASAM-F6C497. The recorder saw the piece in 1994 and it requires (and the other half) require further research.
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 25th April 2017
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Record ID: FASAM-F6C497
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Half of a broken tinned-bronze Roman fibula brooch. The other half was found on higher ground about 1400m to the SWW - see FASAM-F6D92E. The recorder saw the piece in 1994 and it requires (and the other half) require further research.
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 25th April 2017
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Record ID: NLM-F4220C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch. Headstud brooch, Mackreth type Headstud 4. Cast, with short wings decorated with a pair of vertical grooves apiece, and with the stub of a cast loop on top, masking a cylindrical case for the stub of a hinged pin [otherwise mostly lost]. The bow is of indented rectangular section at its top with a stud with central annulus on the crest of the bow. Below this, eight rectangular cells retain enamel whose tint alternates between mid blue and ochre yellow. The bow tapers towards a collared drum-shaped pedestal foot; there is the stub of a catch plate behind the lower b…
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 26th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Alkborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-F2FB44
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Copper alloy object that is either a disc mount possibly from the bow of an Early Medieval gilt copper alloy Great Square-headed brooch or a much later brooch in poor condition. The object is circular and the centre is unusual and appears to be decorated with a foliate design within a raised beaded border which suggests that it is a late piece into the Medieval or even post-medieval period. The reverse has a short broken rivet projecting from the centre which would have originally have gone through a hole in the bow of the brooch or used for attachment as a mount. Examples are known …
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 25th April 2017
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Record ID: LANCUM-F2ACC6
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probably a mount for a Roman military fitting, for example decorative bronze disc-shaped phalera, an apron mount or baldric mount - see Appels & Laycock (2007) p.86 (AA9.12), p.87 (AA9.18), p.112 (AA13.8). This mount is likely to date to the first or second century AD but the possibility remains that it might be mnore modern. > > â—¾Appels, A., Laycock, S. and Payne, G., 2007 Roman Buckles and Military Fittings Witham : Greenlight Publishing, p.86 , fig.AA9.12. The diameter is 48mm
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 25th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-F2172C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Colchester-derivative probable Dolphin type brooch of Roman date (AD 43-65). One of the wings, foot of the brooch, catch plate, spring and pin are missing. The brooch is 'T' shaped in plan with a semi-cylindrical although flattened wing. The bow head is hump-like, and slightly angular (comma shaped) in profile. The bow tapers to a rounded damaged terminal with a well-developed patina. The axis bar and spring are missing at the head of the brooch. There is a circular impression at the rear of the brooch where the axis bar would have been placed. There does no…
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 25th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-F16F3C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Polden Hill brooch, of Roman dating (AD 80 to AD120). Around 50% of the brooch is present, consisting of the bow and wings. The spring, pin, foot and catch plate are missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The bow is angular and hump back, resembling a comma. It is broken around 2/3 of its length. The top of the bow has been decorated with a wide central raised ridge, with small ridges at the shoulders. The remains of a rearward facing hook are present on the head. The wings are semi-cyclindrial. The remains of flat wing caps are present at the end of each win…
Created on: Tuesday 25th April 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 25th April 2017
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Record ID: NLM-DE8AFC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch fragment. The crest of the bow and mid bow of a small headstud brooch. A thick upper bow may have lost a pair of wings, or may alternatively have broken away below them. An oval stud lies on a sharp kink in the bow, which tapers sharply below it. Mackreth type Headstud. Fiercely abraded. Suggested date: Early Roman, 50-150. Length: 20.0mm, Width: 9.5mm, Thickness (crest of bow): 5.4mm, Weight: 2.76gms
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulceby with Fordington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-DE5CF9
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible buckle fragment. A short curved cast strip of plano-convex section, broken at both ends, possibly from the loop of a buckle of curved but otherwise indeterminate form; a derivation from an annular brooch might equally be entertained. Suggested date: Medieval to Post-Medieval, 1200-1650. Length: 22.7mm, Width: 6.2mm, Thickness: 2.5mm, Weight: 1.78gms
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DD5E1F
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper-alloy one-piece brooch of 'Nauheim derivative' La Tene III type of the Late Iron Age or early Roman period, dating from c. AD 25 - c. AD 100. Around 75% of the brooch is present,with the spring, bow and catch plate present. The pin is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The brooch has a head with an internal chord which passes underneath the incomplete bilateral four-coil spring. One of which forms the pin, now missing. The brooch body is rectangular in plan and square in section, with a flat profile. The body tapers into a narrow undecorated foot.The catch plat…
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DD3EC7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
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An incomplete copper-alloy one-piece brooch of 'Nauheim derivative' La Tene III type of the Late Iron Age or early Roman period, dating from c. AD 25 - c. AD 100. Around 75% of the brooch is present,with the spring, bow and catch plate present. The pin is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The brooch has a head with an internal chord which passes underneath the incomplete bilateral four-coil spring. One of which forms the pin, now missing. The brooch body is rectangular in plan and square in section, and has a slightly arched profile similar to many brooches of this type. The body …
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DCDCC3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Langton down type brooch of late Iron Age to early Roman dating (AD 25 to AD 60). Around 25% of the brooch is present, consisting of part of the bow, the spring and part of the pin. The head is angular, with a partial cylindrical tube containing the spring. The bow was originally rectangular, with only the top remaining. It has been decorated with several vertical ribs. The central one is raised at the head to form a slight point. The spring is still present behind the head, with six coils remains. The pin is an external chord, extending down the remaining …
Created on: Monday 24th April 2017
Last updated: Monday 24th April 2017
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Record ID: NMS-B45935
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a Late Iron Age to Early Roman copper alloy brooch, part of the spring housing with an axis bar and a small part of the bow. There is no decoration. Probably a Langton Down. Extant length and width 13.5 and 18mm. c.20 - c.65 AD.
Created on: Saturday 22nd April 2017
Last updated: Saturday 22nd April 2017
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