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    • Object type: BROOCH

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Record ID: DUR-B7F717
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy dolphin type bow brooch dating from c.75-175 AD. It is a sprung type but the spring and pin are now missing. The catchplate has also broken. The bow is plain and tapers to a point at the foot. The brooch has corroded to a light green colour.
Created on: Wednesday 1st July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-B86B61
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a copper alloy Roman dragonesque brooch. It is incomplete, one head has broken off, leaving the body and one head. It has enamelled recessed panels on the front and is flat on the back. The design on the body consists of a central circle which has a cross inside with a lozenge shape at the centre of the cross. The area on each side of the circle is split into three triangles. The terminal triangles are filled with what appears to be white enamel. The edges of the circle outside the cross have yellow enamel, only one is still filled. All the other fields are now empt…
Created on: Wednesday 1st July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-8564F2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch dating to the mid to late 6th century. The brooch is nearly complete except for the pin and catchplate which are missing. The brooch can be separated into three primary elements which will be described in turn: the headplate, the bow and the foot. For purposes of description the headplate is at the top. The headplate is roughly rectangular with integrally cast side and top knobs, all of equal size. In section the knobs are D-shaped and in plan are D-shaped attached to the headplate by a collar containing a broad base and a slightly conca…
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-857204
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy La Tene III type bow brooch dating to 1st century BC- 1st century AD. A one-piece early bow brooch. It is mostly complete although the pin has broken just before the end and the catchplate is missing its hooked end. There are three turns in the spring, the wire looping below the spring to form the last loop. The bow is flat in profile, extending out from the head at 90 degrees then going straight down to the catchplate. It narrows towards a point at the foot then the thin, rectangular catchplate extends out at 90 degrees behind the bow.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-85A306
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy La Tene I type bow brooch dating from c.4th-3rd century BC. The brooch appears complete although the end of the pin may have broken off. The pin reaches just to the base of the bow. It is a one piece brooch with a bilateral spring. The bow has convex sides with its widest point in the centre and narrowed ends. At the base of the bow it curves back up to form a hook shape with a globular knob on the terminal. The patina is a mix of green and brown patches.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Malton Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-D34597
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy umbonate brooch dating to the 2nd century AD. It is circular in plan and is flat. It has eight semi-circular lugs around the outside and the front face is decorated by three concentric raised rings. The reverse is plain. It is a hinged brooch, the pin is missing but the base of the loop and the catchplate remain.
Created on: Tuesday 1st September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-64EED2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy medieval annular brooch. It is complete with the pin still attached. The pin is formed from a strip of copper aloly folded in half over the frame, the two halves are then twisted together to give a decorative affect. The pin extends out past the diameter of the frame.
Created on: Tuesday 8th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Durham Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-64F8D5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Medieval annular brooch. It is complete with the pin still attached. The pin is formed from a strip of copper alloy folded over the frame to form a loop. It narrows to a point whcih just touches the inner edge of the frame. The frame is circular in plan and has a circular cross section. It has been bent slightly out of shape.
Created on: Tuesday 8th September 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Durham Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-71EB43
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy fantail Roman brooch dating to the second half of the 2nd century AD. It is a hinged example but the pin and mechanism are missing. The pin attached to a bar which was help between two loops on the reverse of the head. The headloop is broken but is cast integrally to the brooch. Below this the head has two short, rectangular wings with vertical grooves (on some examples this is stepping). The upper bow is curved and has a square cross-section. It leads to a fan shaped tail which is enamelled. The edges of the fantail are missing. The enamel consists of a cent…
Created on: Tuesday 27th October 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-FF0ED2
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Darlington
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Anglo-Saxon cruciform brooch from the 6th century AD. The side and top knobs are semi-circular and hollow and have been cast integrally to the brooch. The headplate is square with a slightly raised sub-rectangular central panel which runs from the top knob to where the head meets the bow. This panel widens towards the bow. The bow is concave and has a central vertical grooved line as decoration. The lappets on each side of the flat panel below the bow extend vertically outwards before curving downwards and narrowing to a rounded terminal. The upper part of the catchpl…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 24th July 2018
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Record ID: DUR-FF20C5
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast coppper alloy headstud brooch dating to c.75- 175 AD. The hook on the top of the head has broken. This hook would have held the spring in place behind the short square ended wings. The spring and pin are missing leaving just the chord on the reverse. The headstud is a small circular stud with a central circle in the centre. The bow has hollowed out squares all the way down to the foot which would have been filled with enamel but which are now empty. The foot consists of a double semi-circular moulding. The bow is bent close to the foot. The brooch is worn and is a brown pati…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-FF2AA0
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy trumpet brooch dating to c.75- 175 AD. It is mostly complete but the pin is missing. The head is sub-circular and has a loop on the reverse which would have held the spring. At the top of the loop is the remains of a lug/hook which would have held the spring in place. The bow has a circular cross section with an interesting acanthus moulding at the knee. It is mostly flat at the reverse. It consists of a central band with small squares on each side of the band representing the leaves/petals. There is a raised line above and below the mulding. The lower bow n…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-FF3123
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Hod Hill type brooch dating from c.43- 70 AD. It is mainly complete but the pin is missing. It is a hinged type with the bar enclosed in a cylindrical case. Below this is a small section which consists of two horizontal raised lines. The upper bow consists of a flat rectangular plate which has a beaded line at the top. There are vertical lines as decoration also. There are two central beaded ones with a raised plain line on either side. At each edge is one beaded and one plain raised line. At the base of this section the bow narrows the expands again for a raised…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-FF4666
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman headstud brooch dating from c.75- 175 AD. It is quite a small example, at 32.17mm long and is incomplete. It would have had a headloop, the base of which can be seen whilst the rest has broken off. The wings are short and square ended and one has broken off. The brooch would have been hinged, part of the axis bar remains but the pin is missing as is the catchplate. There is a small raised circular stud at the top of the bow which has a grooved X on. Below this the bow begins to taper towards the foot which is just a rounded point. The bow is decorated wit…
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-0011D1
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy disc and fantail brooch dating from c.75- 175 AD. It has been silvered/tinned on the surface, some of which remains on the wings and head. The wings are rectangular with a cylindrical covering on the reverse to hold the axis bar. The pin is missing. The upper bow is triangular in plan, the widest part meeting the central circular disc. This is decorated with two concentric raised circles which could have been infilled with enamel but this is all missing now. The lower bow widens towards the end although the edges have broken off. It has a central groove in the …
Created on: Tuesday 3rd November 2009
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd March 2011
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Record ID: DUR-E524B4
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy enamelled Roman disc brooch. It is circular in plan but is missing a piece from one edge. It has a central raised boss which stands at 7.85mm high. The upper face is decorated with enamel, the back is plain. The decoration is split into two sections, an inner and outer circle. The inner circle is split into alternating strips of coloured enamel around the centre boss. Only one colour remains, it has corroded to a yellowish-white. There is then a raised band separating the inner and outer circles which is decorated with grooved lines all the way around. The outer circle …
Created on: Tuesday 8th December 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-E63677
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy Roman dolphin brooch, dating to c. 75-175 AD. It is mostly complete with just the pin and some of the catchplate missing. The wings are cylindrical and hold the axis bar for the pin. They are decorated on the front with a symmetrical pattern of grooved lines; 2 vertical lines on each side of the head and then 2 diagonal lines next to that. The bow has the characteristic hump as it leaves the head and then curves down towards the foot, narrowing to a rounded point. The front of the bow is decorated with 2 lines running the length of the bow. The catchplate i…
Created on: Tuesday 8th December 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-35E993
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy trumpet brooch dating c.75-175 AD. It is a sprung type, mostly complete with the pin having broken close to the head. The head is the typical rounded trumpet shape, hollow on the reverse to hold the spring. It also has a hook on the reverse to hold the spring in place. It is decorated on the front by a simple grooved line around the border. The brooch narrows after the head to a circular sectioned bow. It has an acanthus moulding half way down the bow. Above this are two horizontal raised lines with a line of beading in the middle- this is repeated below the ac…
Created on: Tuesday 5th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-361056
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy and enamelled trumpet brooch dating from c.75-175AD The head is hollow on the reverse where the spring mechanism would have sat. The hook to hold the spring in remains. The bow is flat on the reverse and has broken off just below the central acanthus moulding. There is a central raised line running from the head all the way down the bow. It is decorated on the head and bow with enamelled cells which are symmetrical on each side. On the head there is a pelta infilled with blue enamel on either side of the line- the remaining area appears to have been filled with …
Created on: Tuesday 5th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-861767
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy dolphin bow brooch dating from c. 75-175 AD. It is complete, with the only damage being a slightly bent pin. The wings are cylindrical, holding the axis bar with a central slot for the hinged pin. The bow has a triangular cross section with the point being the centre of the front. The bow is plain and narrows to a point at the foot. The catchplate is complete.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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