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Record ID: SUR-530015
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Buckinghamshire
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Fragment of a decorated Anglo-scandinavian copper alloy stirrup mount, circa 10th-11th century. The fragment, broadly triangular in shape and 19.3mm wide, comprises the lower left corner of the mount. The decorative elements include a single openwork hole and the lower left border of a second, surrounded by incised decorative lines and a moulded knop at the top left edge. The reverse is undecorated and has a rough surface. There is a portion of a flange present on the lower edge.
Created on: Thursday 16th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 16th August 2018
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Record ID: BERK-189E69
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Oxfordshire
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A leaf shaped Anglo-Saxon strap end c. 800 - 900 AD. The central decorative panel has a quadruped animal in a kneeling position with what may be a second animal astride the lower. The animal head terminal is well defined, and there is an incised 'C' shape at connecting terminal end, with a two-hole fixing. The reverse has numerous striations, possible from slight casting flaws and the surface has a mid-green patina. Possibly Class B, as described in A Survey of Late Anglo-Saxon and Viking-Age Strap-Ends from Britain - by Gabor Thomas.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 14th August 2018
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Record ID: KENT-17277D
Object type: STIRRUP
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A near complete cast copper-alloy Anglo-Scandinavian Stirrup Strap Mount belonging to Williams (1997) Class A, Type 1. Description: The mount is of flat and sub-pentagonal in plan, with all edges barring the base are curved giving it a bell-shaped appearance. At the apex is a projecting lobe with a fixing hole aligned to it but in the main body of the mount. Along the outside edges are four additional projecting lobes aligned parallel to each other, one pair at the top and one pair lower. The upper surface of the mount an incised decorative motif, although the design is unclear due to…
Created on: Monday 13th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 13th August 2018
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Record ID: NLM-B0C388
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy seal matrix. Cast vesica-shaped or lentoid matrix with a low rib on the back with a suspension loop, now broken, towards one end. The matrix bears a central fleur de lis motif with a trefoil floret between the main and side petals, and with a crescent moon below its stalk and a mullet or six-pointed star to either side of the stalk. A border separates this from an incised legend reading: *S' RICARD [?F]IL'EMERCER, probably meaning 'The seal of Richard, [?son of] Emercer'. If the latter word is not a version of a personal name [cf. Emeric], it might possibly derive from the…
Created on: Wednesday 8th August 2018
Last updated: Thursday 9th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Knaith', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-95ADE1
Object type: BUTTON
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy button. Small flat discoid button with a central boss on the back retaining a drawn wire loop. An incised border of intersecting loops was probably drawn with the aid of a hand-powered machine. A grey tint may arise from tin in the metal mix. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1800-1900. Diameter: 14.4mm, Thickness (clear of boss and loop): 1.2mm, Weight: 1.84gms
Created on: Tuesday 7th August 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 7th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Calcethorpe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-81902E
Object type: SCABBARD
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
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An incomplete cast coppper-alloy scabbard chape dating to the Medieval period, c. 1100-1300. The chape has been cast in one piece with a transverse fold to produce a symmetrical front and back plate and a U-shaped profile. The two projecting arms are almost completely broken away in old damage. At the midpoint of the object is a central circular rivet hole, broken and distorted at its upper edge. Both plates are decorated with incised motifs; one with a saltire, the other face with a scallop-shell like design consisting a central incision flanked on each side by three radiating oblique…
Created on: Monday 6th August 2018
Last updated: Monday 6th August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Bury St Edmunds', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-1CF229
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Nottinghamshire
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A copper alloy possible hanging bowl escutcheon, probably of medieval to post-medieval date. The object comprises three distinct parts but cast in one piece. At one end is a nearly rectangular plate. This plate decorated with inscised crescents along each long edge and two pairs of transverse parallel grooves at one end. At the opposite end of the plate, a curved rod (similar to the bow of a brooch) joins the rectangular plate to a smaller, D-shaped plate. The rod has a hexagonal cross-section and is undecorated. The small, D-shaped plate is decorated at its wide end with a pair of tra…
Created on: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2018
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Record ID: NLM-1AF102
Object type: TAG
Broad period: MODERN
County: Lincolnshire
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Lead tag. A sub-triangular tag cut from cast lead sheet of a regular 2mm thickness, with a pierced round hole towards its apex and the stamped or incised numeral 64 on one side, in fairly modern style. Patinated. The finder kindly suggests this to be an ear tag from livestock: a rigorous numbering system should probably imply a post-war date. Suggested date: Modern, 1950-2000. Height: 23mm, Width: 21mm, Thickness: 2mm, Weight: 5.99gms
Created on: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUR-183C94
Object type: STRAP END
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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Anglo Saxon copper alloy strap end, 35.1mm in length; Thomas Class A, Type 2. One surface has feint traces of lightly incised, possibly originally inlaid, decoration which is geometric in form and comprised of triangular elements in a row. The other side is undecorated. There are two rivet holes without rivets.
Created on: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Last updated: Friday 3rd August 2018
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Record ID: NMS-B2A959
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Fragment of Roman copper alloy circular possible plate brooch, broken across central perforation, less than half survives, concentric decoration consists of three engraved lines around a small central perforation and two lines bordering outside edge. Between the two groups of concentric lines is a copper alloy rivet with flattened globular head. Diameter c.29mm. Plate 0.6mm thick. 2nd century.
Created on: Friday 27th July 2018
Last updated: Saturday 28th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-9C401D
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A stamped Post Medieval copper alloy finger ring, dating to the late 17th - 19th century. Description: The finger ring comprises a decorated band with a D-shaped cross-section. The decoration, all in counter-relief, comprises a repeated design of four eight petalled flowers or sunbursts between vertical bars, separated by other curls. These design elements in counter relief create cells that may have contained enamel as on LON-A11C97 which has traces of enamel remaining within in. There is a break in the band which is closed and sealed using solder. The ring has been cleaned since rec…
Created on: Thursday 26th July 2018
Last updated: Monday 30th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-856913
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Early Saxon gilt copper alloy florid cruciform brooch, Leeds and Pocock's (1971) Group V. Martin 2015, Group 4, Ã…berg Group V. Square head plate with square central panel within a bordering frame. The integral top and side knobs each have a sub-rectangular Style I mask with large eyebrows with curled terminals, pelleted eyes, nose and transverse downward-curled moustache with a splayed projection emerging from the mouth with the remains of silver applique sheet. There is a median rib with a central voided rectangular panel forming a boss at the mid-point of the D-sectioned bow and a r…
Created on: Wednesday 25th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 26th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-5DD127
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A complete post-medieval copper-alloy pedestal seal matrix dating to the 17th century. Description: The seal matrix is a conical shape with a narrow circular shank which widens at the top to a trefoil flat shaped handle, which is mostly complete althoguh the upper lobe is slightly broken. At the base the matrix widens significantly to accommodate the die of the matrix which is circular and emblazoned with a four legged animal/beast, front leg raised (heraldic: Passant), a curly thin tail and thin point face. Possibly griffin or similar. The seal is mottled various shades of green and…
Created on: Monday 23rd July 2018
Last updated: Monday 23rd July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-1D16B3
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Medieval copper alloy buckle frame, thick chamfered outside edge with five filed grooves, slightly convex sides with vestigial transverse ridges at corners, narrowed rectangular-sectioned bar (length 16mm, width 16mm, 2.5mm thick). Incomplete rectangular sheet plate folded widthways, recessed for frame, with drilled hole for missing pin, broken before attachment end. Extant combined length 25.5mm. See Egan and Pritchard (1991), 96, fig.61, no.438. 14th century.
Created on: Friday 20th July 2018
Last updated: Friday 20th July 2018
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Record ID: NMS-06F07C
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Distorted medieval double-looped buckle frame, both loops rectangular, and both outside edges with baluster mouldings are bent, narrow central bar, pin missing. Length 36-7mm. Width 38.5mm. 15th century. A comparable example from London was dated to the middle of the 13th century. (Fingerlin 1971, Abb. 44 Kat. Nr. 292), and another similar piece to c.1450 - c.1600 (Whitehead 2003 no. 477).
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-06A0B9
Object type: THIMBLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
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A cast complete copper-alloy medieval or post-medieval sewing ring dating c. 1450-1550 Description: The sewing ring is formed from a circular wide band of copper-alloy. The outer surface is decorated with concentric rings of punched circular dimplings, at a slight angle to the ring of the thimble itself. The dimpling travels in concentric circles rather than the usual spiral. The thimble is a dark green colour. Measurements: 8.19mm in height, 17.33mm in diameter, band is roughly 1.38mm thick. 2.73g in weight. Discussion: Holmes (2004) suggests that sewing rings were in use from c.14…
Created on: Thursday 19th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: WMID-F4CDBA
Object type: BRACELET
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
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A fragment of a copper alloy snake-headed bracelet dating to the Roman period (c. AD 43-250). The fragment consists of one of the terminals and bears a stylised snake design. The terminal forms the head of the snake with rounded nose and mouth slightly open, two eyes and a line of incised dots running down the nose. At the top of the head is an incised 'X' formed of two lines of dots. The top of the head is emphasised by two indents: one after the nose of the snake and one before the main body or the arm of the bracelet. The arm of the object tapers away from the head terminating in a …
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 1st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Grendon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: KENT-F429F6
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A fragment of a cast, copper alloy, Medieval to Post-Medieval handle lug from a chafing dish c.AD 1300-1600. Description: The object is a zoomorphic terminal end of a (missing) handle, possibly meant to represent a dog's head, the details of which are engraved and fairly crude. The terminal end would have been attached to the handle with a rivet, although the rest of the object has been lost, likely in antiquity. The object is mostly black with some green patina visible. Dimensions: Length 13.41mm, width 12.41, thickness 9.92mm and weight 6.43g.
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-F1FF62
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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An incomplete, Medieval, cast opper-alloy, single loop oval buckle c.AD 1230-1400. Description: The buckle is a single looped oval with a narrowed and offset bar and ornate outer edges. Two prominent knops flank seven grooves on the outer edge of the loop which act as a rest for the pin. The pin is mising, likely in antiquity. The buckle is a dark brown colour with green mottling. Dimensions: Height 21.31mm, width 18.23mm, thickness 2.89mm and weight 2.58g. Discussion: This is a relatively common type of buckle with numerous examples on the PAS database. by Egan & Pritchard,(1…
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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Record ID: KENT-E14929
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Kent
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A heavily worn, abraded and cancelled flat lead non-heraldic personal seal matrix of Medieval date c.AD 1200-1350. Description: The matrix would have been a flat and circular in plan before it had been cancelled and folded over itself. There would likely have been a suspension loop at some point on the rear, but it is not visible due to the folding. On the front is an engraved central design of an eight-pointed star with the arms alternating long and short arms. This is surrounded by a legend which is heavily worn and runs retrograde (anti-clockwise) around the matrix so it would appe…
Created on: Tuesday 17th July 2018
Last updated: Thursday 19th July 2018
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