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Record ID: DOR-0A7957
Object type: BOOK FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy sheet metal book fitting. A flared plate with a scalloped edge along the wider, distal end. At the attachment end are the remains of two hooked arms, one on either side, which probably housed and axis bar for the hinged articulation of another, missing element. The front of the plate is decorated at the hinged end with transverse ridges with a serires of incised lines of varying lenghths extending longitudinally and over the ridges. There are two attachment holes set longitudinally along the mid-line. One retains a separate circular sectioned rivet which tapers to a poi…
Created on: Monday 10th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-0A6824
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete small single loop buckle. The frame is oval with a pointed lip on the outer edge. The integral bar is slighlty off-set from the frame. The frame has a rectangular cross section. The lip has a short groove for a pin rest. There are traces of iron corrosion product on the bar and the outer edge, probably from a missing iron pin. There are file marks on the back of the buckle. Reference: Egan G and Pritchard F, 1993, Dress Accessories p 42, no.279 Date: Medieval - c. 1350 - 1450 Dimensions: 15.42 mm x 19.88 mm x 2.63 mm Weight: 1.42 g
Created on: Monday 10th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-0A31BF
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead steelyard weight. A triangular prism of lead with an incomplete iron suspension loop at the apex.The sides of the triangle are slightly out-curved it has a rectangular cross section. There are traces of decoration at the base on one face. This is indistinct, but appears probably foliate or floral. Date:Post Medieval - c. 1500 - 1800 Dimensions: 27.93 mm x 15.48 mm x 12.29 mm Weight: 11.38 g
Created on: Monday 10th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-09A2E3
Object type: BUTTON AND LOOP FASTENER
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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A complete cast copper-alloy button and loop fastener. It has a circular flat head with a convex front and flat back. The front has a wide ridge around the outer edge, framing a central flat-based recess. From the back of the head projects a shank, which is bent at an angle of 90 degrees so that it lies parallel to the head but remains slightly offset. This shank terminates in a teardrop-shaped loop and has a sub-circular cross section. Reference: Wild, J P, 1970 "Button-and-Loop Fasteners in the Roman Provinces", in Britannia Vol I pp. 137 - 155 Date:Late Iron Age to Eary Roman - …
Created on: Monday 10th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A4DDC2
Object type: TOY
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy miniature toy matchlock musket. The toy has been cast in one piece and has a 'fishtail' butt, faceted barrel (hollow), open pan and incomplete rectangular trigger guard. on the right face of the barrel nearest the pan is a cast vertical ridge. The left side of the barrel is broken open, possibly as a result of a mishap in use. Dimensions: 71.56 m x 22.07 mm x 6.92 mm Weight: 11.12 g. Similar examples are recorded on the database, for example: KENT-4104BA, BH-817DE7, LIN-1F0453, GLO-489057 Several similar toy muskets were found in excavations in London and were dat…
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A3B4E2
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of banded quartzitie pebble which has a smoothed surface and a well defined angled facet where it has probably been used in a polishing or abrading process. One end of a rounded, water-worn pebble of banded grey and pink quartzite. Date: Neolithic to Post Medieval (probably) - 4000 BC to AD 1700 Dimensions: 56.5 mm x 35.5 mm x 36.5 mm Weight: 10.3 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A33EEB
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A single sherd of coarseware. Black burnished ware south-west variant (fabric 1b) with slipped surfaces. A pinkish-grey fabric with abundant fine sand temper. The surfaces have been slipped dark grey to black. A rim sherd from a flat rimmed (flanged) bowl. The flange is flush with the top of the vessel and has a shallow lid-seat groove around it. WA type 24. Reference: Seagar-Smith, R, 1993, "Black Burnished Ware and other Southern British coarsewares" in P J Woodward, S M Davies and A H Graham,Excavations at Greyhound Yard, Dorchester 1981-4 . p 235 Date: Roman - c.120 - 299 Weight: 40 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A2EEC8
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small secondary flake of dark grey flint with a thick off-white patina. A small area of nodule cortex remains on the dorsal face at the distal end. There is a low bulb of percussion with a bulbar scar and a striking platform at the proximal end. There are numerous small flake removal scars on the dorsal face. There is some iron staining. Date: Neolithic to Early Bronze Age (probably) - 4000 - 1600 BC Dimensions: 16 mm x 12 mm x 3.5 mm Weight: 0.5 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A2BCA3
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One sherd of Samian ware (Terra Sigillata). Fine, hightly fired fabric of oxidised reddish fabric containing abundant mica and numerous horizontal voids.The surfaces are covered with a thin, red slip. The sherd is from an open form such as a bowl or dish. Wheel thrown. Body sherd. Central Gaulis Lezoux fabric Date: Early Roman -c. AD 50 - 120 Weight: 4 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A28481
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
One sherd of New Forest colour-coated fineware. Fine, hightly fired fabric of buff colour with a grey core. The surfaces are slipped brown on the exterior and dark blue-grey on the interior. On the exterior is a vertical applied strip with scalar decoration. The sherd is from an indented beaker. Wheel thrown. Body sherd. Date: Late Roman -c. AD 260-370 Weight: 3.5 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A2592A
Object type: RIVET
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper-alloy sheet metal rivet, of the type usually used for repairing metal vessels. The rivet is formed from a kite shaped piece of sheet metal, rolled into a cone, with the top folded over to form the head. The rivet is sharply pointed and bent at the tapered end. Date: Post Medieval - c. 1500 - 1800 Dimensions: 52.16 mm x 6.03 mm Weight: 3.65 g A discussion of these rivets can be found in Egan (2005, p.101). Egan suggests that these were a later form a rivet, which took over from the Medieval folded staples in the late 15th to the mid to late 16th century and continued…
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A242A4
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of glass vessel base. Pale green semi-opaque glass.The base has a deep, domed indentation and only small areas of the heel of the base remain. Around the centre of the indentation is a sharp raised edge where the glass of the lower part is thicker. The vessel is thin-walled and has a high density of bubbles visible. Date: Possibly Roman - 1st to 4th century Dimensions: 52.96 mm x 40.51 mm x 7.76 mm Weight: 5.87 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A0C9A4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy bow brooch. A large developed T-shaped brooch with a large headplate and the remnant of a fixed headloop. At the head is a large rectangular plate with the stubs of the headloop on the upper edge. The plate is decorated with three transverse ribs with rows of stamped chevrons in the grooves between them (points upwards). Below this are the wings of the brooch. These are rectangular and flat at the front with a deep vertical groove on each end. At the back they are D-shaped, housing the iron axis bar for a hinged pin mechanism for the missing pin. on. The top…
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A0B2CE
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A nummus pf the House of Valentinian dating to AD 364 - 378 (Reece period 19). SECVRITAS REI PVBLICAE (Victory advancing left) reverse.Mint of SIscia Mint mark: R?/?/ASIS[C?] Date: Late Roman - AD 364 - 378 Diameter: 16.35 mm Weight: 1.60 g Die axis: 7
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A087C2
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A barbarous radiate dating to AD 275 - 285 (Reece period 14). Probably copying a prototype of Victorinus or another of the Gallic emperors. A thick flan. A standing figure on the reverse. Date: Late Roman - AD 275 - 285 Diameter: 14.24 mm Weight: 2.15 g Die axis: 6
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A07094
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver stater of the British Iron Age. A South Western (Durotrigian) uninscribed stater. Stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse. Date: Late Iron Age- circa 50 BC - AD 10 Diameter: 18.17 mm Weight: 2.97 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A0556E
Object type: COIN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A silver stater of the British Iron Age. A South Western (Durotrigian) uninscribed stater. Stylised wreath on the obverse and a stylised horse on the reverse. Date: Late Iron Age- circa 50 BC - AD 10 Diameter: 18.70 mm Weight: 3.29 g
Created on: Wednesday 5th November 2014
Last updated: Thursday 13th November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-A7F96B
Object type: COIN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A siliqua of Magnus Maximus (AD 383-8) (Reece Period 20), VIRTVS ROMANORVM, Roma seated holding Victory on globe and vertical spear. Mint of Trier. RIC IX, 84b; Hoxne, p. 142, no. 424. Mint Mark: //TRPS Reference: Diameter. 18.30 mm Weight: 1.93 g Die axis: 6
Created on: Tuesday 30th September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 30th September 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tarrant Rushton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-9651AF
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A large cast copper alloy developed T-shaped bow brooch. The hinged pin is missing. The wings are cylindrical to house the copper alloy axis bar for the missing pin. The circular sectioned axis bar is visible in the notch between the wings at the back. The front of the wings are decorated with cast pairs of raised single-strand joined spirals, each with a raised dome at its centre. Curvilinear outlined area of of tiny punched pits run around both spirals, above and below. A triangular arrangement of three lines of punched pits runs around the edges of the head of the bow. The bow proj…
Created on: Monday 29th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 3rd November 2014
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Record ID: DOR-45EBD3
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy probable harness pendant. A simple dished oval plate with an off-set oval suspension loop at the top. The fron is convex and the back is concave. Undecorated Date: Probably Medieval - c. 1250 - 1400. Dimensions: 25.79 mm x 15.35 mm x 5.21 mm Weight: 1.31 g
Created on: Wednesday 20th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 20th August 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Tarrant Launceston', grid reference and parish protected.


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