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Record ID: LVPL-51A341
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
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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-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-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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