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Record ID: LVPL-51A341
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy dolphin brooch dating from 43-65AD. The object is almost complete and in very good condition. The bow rises from the top of the wings sweeping in an arc towards the foot. It is gently curved in profile. The wings are tubular with a raised stop-ridge at either end. The object is decorated with a central rib running the length of the bow. The top half of this rib is smooth and undecorated while running from the centre of the bow to the foot it is decorated with small inverted V-shaped grooves. Either side of this rib is a groove followed by another rib which are also…
Created on: Thursday 17th November 2011
Last updated: Thursday 1st December 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-BA4936
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Roman gold finger ring with an oval gem setting. The gem is of a blue glass, possibly nicolo glass, with chamfered sides and a flat, light-blue upper surface. The gem is plain and not engraved. The gold band of the ring is wide but thin at the shoulders, and thickens and narrows at the back of the hoop. The back of the hoop has suffered damage and is distorted with deep scratches. The shoulders are decorated with two engraved swirls on either side.
Created on: Tuesday 21st May 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-98C248
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman Hod Hill type brooch, dating to the first century. The object is sub-rectangular in cross-section. The head is hinged and broken, the metal would have been rolled forward over an axis bar. The brooch tapers to three rectangular collars before narrowing at the waist. Three more transverse rectangular collars decorate the bow before it tapers towards the foot. The foot is missing and only a small amount of the catchplate remains on the reverse. The hinge and pin are missing. The remains of gilding can be seen on each face of the object. It has a brown patina. 43-70AD.
Created on: Friday 20th January 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 8th February 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-E00585
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead spindle whorl dating from the Roman to the Post-Medeival period, (43-1700). The object is circular in plan and biconical. The object has a central circurlar perforation with an internal diameter of 8.50mm. On one face the object is decorated with oval and linear mouldings which radiate out from the central perforation. These are worn and can not be clearly made out. On the opposite face the object is decorated with two raised pellets. On either side of these pellets are two lozenge shaped mouldings which are made up of four smaller lozenges. The outer circumfrance is decorat…
Created on: Tuesday 6th December 2011
Last updated: Thursday 5th January 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-E584DC
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy spindle whorl dating from the Roman to the Post-Medieval period, (AD 43-1700). The object is circular in plan and bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation with an internal diameter of 9mm. One face of the object is decorated with a very worn moulded sunburst pattern. The opposite face is decorated with a sunburst design which in term appears to be divided up with cross-hatch moulding. The object has a light-white patina and is in fair condition. Similar examples of spindle whorls have reportedly been found in contexts dated from the Roman through to the P…
Created on: Wednesday 15th April 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 15th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-E5A836
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy spindle whorl dating from the Roman to the Post-Medieval period, (AD 43-1700). The object is circular in plan and bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation with an internal diameter of 9.5mm. One face of the object is decorated with worn moulded lines. There is no visible decoration on the oppostie face. The object has a light brown patina and has been damaged along one edge. Similar examples of spindle whorls have reportedly been found in contexts dated from the Roman through to the Post-Medieval period although the majority are typically dated broadly to…
Created on: Wednesday 15th April 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 15th April 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-4C4694
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A copper alloy sestertius of Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61) (Reece Period 7), with unclear figure on reverse. Mint of Rome.
Created on: Friday 6th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th February 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-7B5436
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small cast copper-alloy Roman T-shaped (Possibly Polden Hill) brooch, incomplete, only the head and the upper portion of the bow surviving. None of the spring remains. Hattatt (1982) suggests a date range of the second hanf of the first century AD (50-100). The surviving portion has no elaborate decoration, beyond a single raised spine down the centre of the outer bow.
Created on: Wednesday 5th June 2019
Last updated: Monday 15th July 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sandbach', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IARCH-F189F1
Object type: HOARD
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Robertson 2000, 137 no. 605: ""In 1820, a mole-catcher, working in Brereton, at a short distance from the farm mentioned, and that of about four miles (direct) from the Kinderton Station, at a point where a small brook is crossed by the footpath from Brereton to Sandbach, struck his paddle against something resembling a mass of fused metal, contained in a decayed box, but afterwards found to consist of about a thousand Roman Coins, bound together by verdigris and rust. Nearly six hundred of them are in my possession, which are partly broken and corroded, and partly good specimens of t…
Created on: Tuesday 13th January 2015
Last updated: Monday 10th August 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brereton', grid reference and parish protected.


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