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Record ID: NARC-85BAFD
Object type: FOB
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Northamptonshire
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An incomplete copper alloy Fob seal of Post-Medieval to Modern date (AD 1750-1900). The object is composed of a circular suspension loop set at a right angle to the arms with a central circular perforation. The handle below the loop is of an openwork design consisting of a C-scroll with inward-turning scrolled ends which meet the boss. The boss is steeply domed with a sub-rectangular base which has been distorted by post-depositional processes. The boss is decorated with radiating lines around the arms and a scrolling design around the middle section. The lower circumferential border b…
Created on: Thursday 18th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th October 2018
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Record ID: SOM-60F39B
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Devon
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A domed, gilded, cast copper alloy object, possibly a dagger or knife pommel of probable medieval or early post-medieval date, about AD1300 - 1700. The piece is circular in outline and highly domed with angled sides and rounded top. The sides have extensive remains of gilding. The concave back is entirely filled with iron corrosion apart from a small rectangular slot that runs through the corrosion and appears to hold remains of a grained iron substance, either wrought iron or organic material filled with iron corrosion. The copper alloy dome is 19.1mm in diameter, 11.0mm tall and 2.…
Created on: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
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Record ID: PUBLIC-39471B
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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A complete, cast copper alloy strap fitting of Post Medieval date (1450-1700). The complex plate is heavily abraded. It has a symetrical outline either side of a central piercing, possibly representing two animal heads facing in opposite diections. The mount has a deep green patina with traces of gilding in the recesses of the front face. The undulating surface of the abraded plate suggests decorative moulding, with the suggestion of a eye socket in the possible head at each end. The rear of the plate has two integrally cast lugs, one at each end, these are oval sectioned and taper, ea…
Created on: Sunday 14th October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kempley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-1FA4F6
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Gloucestershire
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Medieval gilt copper alloy square harness mount for the suspension of a pendant, a hollow-backed four-sided pyramid with a very narrow basal flange, a central rivet hole (rivet missing) and bifurcated loop folded backwards around a spindle from which a fragment of a pendant is suspended. Slight traces of gilding remain. The form compares with that of BH-165342. See NMS-B25222 for a list of other Norfolk examples. Width 14.7mm. Length or height, excluding pendant, 23mm. Thickness or height (i.e. of pyramid) 6.8mm. 12th century.
Created on: Saturday 13th October 2018
Last updated: Sunday 14th October 2018
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Record ID: SF-07C843
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete copper-alloy late Medieval strap end, dating to AD 1400-1500. It consists of a crescent-shaped plate, which has a sub-rectangular expansion on the lower concave edge. The expansion has an openwork decoration depicting two symmetrical scrolls, probably of bramble, ending in a fleur-de-lis-like flower. The crescent-shaped plate has two holes on the pointed ends and two more on the wider and lower part; the later still house the copper-alloy rivets. The front face of the crescent is decorated with engraved lines and bears in the centre the letters IhC (the Christian monogram…
Created on: Friday 12th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Risby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WILT-CC008A
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete medieval buckle plate, probably dating to c. AD 1200-1500. The surviving fragment comprises of the sheet front plate only, which is sub-square, with two sub-recatngular projections to wrap around the bar of the buckle, both incomplete. The buckle retains tracing of gilding, with a double stranded border of punched pellets. The plate is perforated three times, twice at the attachment end, one in each corner and with one retaining a separate copper alloy domed rivet, and once at the buckle-end, on the longitudinal median line. Dimensions: length 20.5mm; width 16.2mm; thic…
Created on: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 9th October 2018
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Record ID: NLM-C8FEB9
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Silver finger ring. Cast iconographic finger ring with a rectangular bezel divided into two fields like a diptych by a central ridge, each occupied by the image of a robed saint facing: the one to the left holds a miniature church in patronal style, and both figures have disproportionately large heads. The shoulders of the ring are subdivided by a central ridge oriented at right angles to that on the bezel, and to either side of each shoulder ridge is a series of five pairs of diagonally incised lines, mostly infilled by transverse strokes and together giving the effect of chevrons, or…
Created on: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-B7A2DD
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy and gilded mount (c. 1500-c. 1700). This mount is pointed oval in plan, convex at the front and concave at the rear. It has a small knop at each cardinal point. The front is moulded with a possible foliate design. The rear face has the stubs of two integral spikes which are circular in cross-section. The mount is corroded and green with traces of gilding at the front. Length: 25.0mm; width: 17.7mm; overall thickness: 4.6mm. Weight: 2.78g.
Created on: Monday 8th October 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 9th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-B57443
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A small gilded copper alloy harness pendant, 25.9mm in length, in the form of a bell or perhaps a thistle, with a round upper portion, possibly decorated with a saltire cross, and a splayed trapezoidal lower portion decorated with two stripes of some sort.There is a single suspension lug. The reverse is undecorated. Circa 14th century.
Created on: Monday 8th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th October 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-7340A9
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cumbria
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Bezel fragment from a gilded copper-alloy fide/fede finger ring of late medieval or post-medieval date (c. 1350 - 1600 AD). The fragment has a prominent curve and consists of a pair of stylised, clasped hands which terminate in thin, rectangular cuffs. The inner surface of the bezel has a scaled effect with thin lines that curve in parallel. Most of the gilding remains, although wear on the raised areas of the design has revealed the underlying copper-alloy. The fragment is 21.18mm in length, 11.32mm in width and 2.56mm in thickness. It weighs 2.86g. There are a number of similar fide…
Created on: Friday 5th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
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Record ID: BH-621B12
Object type: HARNESS MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hertfordshire
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A gilded cast copper-alloy harness mount from a heraldic horse pendant dating to the Medieval period (twelfth to early thirteenth century AD). The central plate of the mount is square in shape with two integrally cast semi-circular attachment lugs either side, each with a central circular perforation. The decoration on the plate is very worn but appears to show a rampant lion facing left within an oval border and four fleur de lis, one pointing towards each corner, all within a square border. Extending from the lower edge of the plate is a two pronged suspension loop. The prongs are ar…
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-5F5646
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An incomplete and worn Medieval gilt and coppered copper-alloy harness pendant (c. 1250-1400). Description: The pendant is in formed from nine lobes arranged radially around a central perforation and has a suspension loop at the apex aligned 90° to the plane of the pendant. The loop is complete. Each lobe has a small cross in it alternating gilt and coppering. The rest of the harness pendant is a dark brown colour. Measurements: 33.65mm long, 24.83mm wide, 6.78mm thick (including suspension loop, 1.64mm without) and 4.05g in weight. Discussion: Floral shaped harness pendants become…
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th October 2018
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Record ID: KENT-5F1A72
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An incomplete and worn Medieval gilt copper-alloy heraldic harness pendant (c. 1200-1400). Description: The pendant is in the form of a square topped shield with a suspension loop at 90° to the plane of the pendant. The loop is incomplete, probably due to wear. The device is very simple being a Lion rampant (rearing on back legs and facing left) and has been cast in prominant relief. The front is heavily gilded and even on the most pronounced parts show heavy gilding. The pendant is patinated brown where the gilding isn't adhering. Measurements: 23.39mm long, 14.34mm wide, 3.22mm th…
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 5th October 2018
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Record ID: IOW-52E4E1
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete post-Medieval copper-alloy mount (c. 1500-c. 1700). The mount is an elongated sub-triangular shape in plan, moulded at the front and flat at the rear. One end is straight and the opposite end is in the form of a fleur-de-lis or trefoil. The front has a foliate design. Close to each corner of the straight end there is a small circular hole. At the rear there are two integral tapering spikes which are circular in cross-section. One is complete and the other survives as a stub. The front is gilded and the rear has green copper-alloy corrosion products. Height: 23.6mm; wi…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-4E5106
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A virtually complete cast copper-alloy figurine in the form of a jester, probably of later Medieval or Post-Medieval date, c. 1400-1700. When viewed from the front the figure stands with his head looking upwards to the right, his hips bent slightly and his right hand raised. His left hand is placed on his hip though not directly joined to it. On his head he wears a double-pointed cap, while on his body some clothing folds and a belt at his waist are just visible-though the body of the figurine is heavily worn. Almost all the facial features have been worn away, though the eyes are stil…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Beetley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-4DFF7F
Object type: JEWELLERY FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Isle of Wight
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A post-Medieval copper-alloy box clasp, possibly from a multi-stranded necklace or other item of jewellery (c. 1800-c. 1900). The object is two machine pressed rectangular plates soldered to a central rectangular block which is probably solid. The back plate is larger than the front plate and is perforated along its two longer edges. Each circular perforation is about 0.8mm in diameter. The holes were for individual strands. The front plate is decorated and has a 'scrolled' border with a wavy edge. The border encloses a rectangular panel within which there is a line of ten pellets. To…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 4th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-34F660
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy buckle, probably a spur buckle, dating from the Medieval period, about AD 1200 - 1500. The buckle frame is missing. It has a narrow integral plate of D shaped cross-section. At the attachment end is a small, trefoil terminal. A copper alloy rivet passes through the plate in the centre of the trefoil, and there is a copper alloy rove on the reverse. Closer to the middle of the plate is a transverse oval plate forming a collar. The plate expands beyond this, and there is a similar oval wide collar next to the frame, with another rivet hole containing the remain…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th October 2018
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Record ID: NLM-E31634
Object type: BELL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy bell. A sub-spherical one-piece rumbler bell formed from copper alloy sheet with four triangular leaves crimped together to enclosed a separate clapper, possibly of iron (though testing with a magnet was unproductive, so possibly lost to corrosion), at the end of a long stalk made by rolling the sheet and hammering it flat; a suspension hole of diameter 2.4mm is set at the end of the stalk. Extensive traces of gilding remain overall. The finder kindly cites NLM-F22938 as a parallel. Suggested date: Medieval, 1300-1400. Length: 23.2mm, Diameter (bell): 13.3mm, Thickness (a…
Created on: Friday 28th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 1st October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-CD36C7
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Mount. Cast elongated bar mount, with terminal knops and collared rounded ends, each bearing a drilled rivet hole of diameter 2.5mm. A trace of gilding appears on the display face. A mount of this size may come from a casket rather than from a belt. A slightly hollowed reverse might suggest this object to have been cast in an open mould. Suggested date: Medieval, 1200-1300. Length: 44.0mm, Width: 7.6mm, Thickness: 3.1mm, Weight: 3.79gms.
Created on: Thursday 27th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-CD17E5
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy harness pendant. Cast rectangular plate with an oval loop at right angles to its display plane. Traces of gilding appear on the display face, along with trace of a border and indistinct elements of a blazon, possibly a saltire or an eagle displayed, though other non-armorial charges are common (Ashley 2002, pages 8-9, fig. 9). Suggested date: Medieval, 1175-1225. Height: 26.8mm, Widtgh: 16.0mm, Thickness (clear of loop): 1.7mm, Weight: 3.09gms
Created on: Thursday 27th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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