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Record ID: NMS-8390E6
Object type: FURNITURE FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy stud from upholstery, with domed and circular head and a square-sectioned shank. The head is decorated with punched dots, annulets and crescents, with twelve curving radial lines of very small dots forming an impeller-like motif with a central ring-and-dot, cf. buttons such as Read 2005, nos. 117 - 119. Length 14.3mm. Diameter 15.6mm. 17th century. Field CAW1
Created on: Friday 26th May 2017
Last updated: Friday 26th May 2017
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Record ID: LVPL-70028C
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
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A silvered copper alloy tombac button of post-medieval date. The object is circular in plan and is domed. The back of the button and the loop is missing revealing the copper alloy concave rear. The buckle is decorated with an engraved seven pointed star with a central boss. Between each point of the star are 6 grooves. Dimensions: 15mm in diameter, 5.5mm thick, 1.7g. Similar examples can be found in Bailey, (2004) p 54 which have been dated to the 18th century.
Created on: Thursday 25th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 25th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke upon Tern', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-6B40BC
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy and iron button. Possibly die-stamped concavo-convex discoid uniform button with a mass of ferrous corrosion suggesting the complete decay of an iron loop. The front bears the numeral 10 preceded by a pellet. This may suggest it to come from the uniform of a private of the 10th Foot. The 10th served as Light Infantry in the American War of independence. They were nick-named 'The Yellowbellies' after the yellow-bellied frog of the Lincolnshire fens; the facings of the 10th were yellow, and would be particularly prominent in the uniform style of the 18th century. Brass-colou…
Created on: Thursday 25th May 2017
Last updated: Thursday 25th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hibaldstow', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-5837B2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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A Modern copper alloy livery mount. The mount is square shaped with concaved sides and knopped corners. The livery button features a lion's head and mane, facing left, with a rope line underneath. The reverse has five hooks (very worn down). One in each corner and one in the centre.
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 24th May 2017
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Record ID: NLM-567A2F
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Probably die stamped flat discoid button with a front decorated by closely-spaced parallel straight lines; a scar on the back shows where a separate loop has been lost. Retains traces of whirte metal plating on the front. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1825-1900. Diameter: 16.7mm, Thickness: 1.4mm, Weight: 1.99gms
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-566EC3
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Composite plano-convex die stamped uniform button with a drawn wire loop passed into its back plate. The front bears the central motif of a spoked wheel with the bordered circumferential legend: *CONDUCTOR* against a finely horizontally lined ground. An indistinct maker's back stamp appears on the back plate. Suggested date: Post-Medieval to Modern, 1875-1925. Diameter: 14.3mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 5.6mm, Weight: 1.59gms
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-565FFF
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Cast concavo-convex button with a boss on the back retaining the embedded stub of an iron loop. The front has six radial facets and a rim with twelve symmetrically flattened facets. A grey tint may arise from tin in the metal mix. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1660-1800. Diameter: 24.9mm, Height (clear of loop): 7.3mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.8mm, Weight: 8.04gms
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-565598
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy possible button or cloak fastener. Cast button of plano-convex section with a wide central boss with a circumferential design of two orders and a plain outer rim; thickly plated with white metal. The stub of a loop of uncertain form, possibly integrally cast, remains on the back with light rust staining near it. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1660-1800. Diameter: 26.2mm, Thickness: 6.6mm, Weight: 12.54gms
Created on: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 24th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4235C0
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Flat discoid plain die stamped button. The back bears a bordered back stamp: *[-]ONY[-]TREBLE GILT with a central scar where a separate loop has been lost. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1850. Diameter: 15.9mm, Thickness: 1.4mm, Weight: 2.11gms
Created on: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-421851
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button fragment. Flat plain sheet metal disc with a central scar indicating the loss of a separate loop. Abraded and bent. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 22.3mm, Thickness: 0.5mm, Weight: 2.82gms
Created on: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-41F660
Object type: CUFF LINK
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy probable cuff link fragment. A concavo-convex object resembling the front from a composite button, but with a crossing pair of drawn wire loops on the back, here taken to indicate the reinforcement required to retain the greater stress imposed on a cuff fastening. The front bears an indistinct floral design of radiating tulip-like blooms with a thin external rim.. Lightly squashed. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1660-1750. Diameter: 17.5mm, Thickness (at rim and clear of loops): 0.8mm, Weight: 1.65gms
Created on: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4114C7
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Lead alloy button. Cast concavo-convex button front with an integrally cast and undrilled loop. The front has a central knop or nipple and a doubled circumferential band of moulded scalar decoration around its outer part; chipped. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1700. Diameter: 17.9mm, Height: 14.3mm, Weight: 3.86gms
Created on: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-410C55
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy button. Cast near-plano-convex plain discoid button with an integrally cast and undrilled loop. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600. Diameter: 11.5mm, Height: 10.2mm, Weight: 2.90gms
Created on: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Luddington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-31A3CD
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A heavily worn and abraded cast discoidal button of 17th century date. Description: The button is discoidal with a flattened convex and convex back. The front has an irregular incised 6 pointed star within a circle of small crescent, dots and large crscents in the angles. The revers has a rectangular-section shank wtiha rounded end, the suspension loop is covered with iron corossion of uncertain origin. The entire button is a bright green typical of patinated copper-alloy. Measurements: 25.42mm in diameter, 8.5mm thick and 6.72g in weight. Discussion: The general form of this button…
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd May 2017
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Record ID: NLM-2D5DAE
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy buttons. Three plain discoid buttons, probably die stamped, one of plano-convex section with a prominent rim on its front, the others lightly concavo-convex. A grey tint may arise from tin in the metal mix. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1900. Combined Weight: 5.58gms
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2D545C
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy buttons. Four pressed metal shirt buttons, three with a central impressed boss with four stitching holes and the fourth of concavo-convex form overall but similarly attached. Faint stamped maker's details appear on the three bossed buttons. Suggested date: Post-Medieval to Modern, 1850-1925. Combined Weight: 4.96gms
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2D4C7B
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy buttons. Six discoid probably die stamped buttons, all with some decoration of their fronts. In four cases this takes the form of a concave display face; two others have closely-spaced parallel lines running across them. Four of the six have a boss on the back for attachment of a loop. The largest button has an integrally cast and drilled loop; the others have lost drawn wire loops. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1900. Combined Weight: 15.85gms
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2D4550
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy buttons. Seven small flat plain discoid buttons, the largest retaining preserved thread at its loop. In most cases it appears drawn wire loops were attached to the backs. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Combined Weight: 10.65gms
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'High Burnham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2D3114
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy buttons. Fifteen die stamped shirt buttons, mostly of c.17mm diameter, and all with an impressed central boss bearing four stitching holes. Suggested date: Post-Medieval to Modern, 1850-1925. Combined Weight: 22.20gms
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Epworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-2D294E
Object type: DISC
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy disc fragment. A flat possibly die-stamped disc; a central mark on one side might suggest the site of a lost button loop, though less conspicuously so than is usually the case; the other is completely plain. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1750-1850. Diameter: 29.5mm, Thickness: 0.8mm, Weight: 4.51gms
Created on: Monday 22nd May 2017
Last updated: Monday 22nd May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Epworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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