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Record ID: NMS-4260FF
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete front part of a medieval cast copper alloy rectangular buckle plate, broken at the fold and with one cormer at the inside edge missing. There are frame recesses, a pin slot and two rivet holes. A voided saltire in inlaid enamel (now decayed and probably black) is on what would have been an either gilt or tinned /silvered field. The motif covers almost the entire surface. Length and width 30 and 17.6mm. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Thursday 26th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 26th March 2015
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Record ID: LIN-144A3A
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
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An incomplete Roman umbonate brooch, dating circa AD 75-150. The brooch is made of copper-alloy and is inset with enamel. The body is circular in plan, domed, and decorated with a sunburst pattern. The pattern comprises an outer band of inward pointing triangular cells, each filled with blue enamel. An inner band of inward pointing triangles also contain blue enamel. In the centre is a recessed circular cell, with a band surrounding it. No enamel survives. A deep channel would have run around the perimeter of the brooch, but only small sections survive. A small extension to the perimet…
Created on: Tuesday 24th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 24th March 2015
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Record ID: NMS-037325
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete, abraded and distorted medieval copper alloy oval buckle frame, the offset, narrowed bar missing. The wide, convex outside edge may have been decorated. Approximate length 21mm, width 27mm. 13th - 14th century.
Created on: Monday 23rd March 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd March 2015
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Record ID: NMS-02E03C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete Roman copper alloy Trumpet Derivative brooch with a damaged head, broken lug on reverse, corroded and broken D-sectioned bow, foot missing. The pin is missing. The red enamelled head has two opposed reserved scrolling tendrils as Hattatt no.431. Extant height 36mm. Extant width 10mm. c.50 - c.200 AD.
Created on: Monday 23rd March 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd March 2015
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Record ID: NLM-A92AE9
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy brooch. Cast plate brooch, depicting a Celtic horseman mounted on steed, Horse and Rider type, Mackreth type OBJECT 2.1b. A flat cast plate with cross-cut detailing of the rider's hair and the horse's mane and incised emphasis of the base of the mane. The body of the horse includes six cells of irregular trapezoid or curvilinear form, of which two, those closest to the rider and perhaps representing part of his body or costume, retain brick red enamel. The back of the brooch retains a two coil drawn wire spring wrapped around and perhaps passing through a U-shaped lug and …
Created on: Thursday 19th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 19th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Swinhope', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-9A2784
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount. Cast plate in the form of a bovine head with short horns, rounded ears and a waisted muzzle. Incised straight and arced lines economically confer an impression of relief at the forehead, between the eyes and down the length of the head, and also outline a pair of eyes at the outer edges of the head, with another similar feature at its apex between the horns. These three circles are of external diameter c.3mm, each with a central circular dot of brick red enamel of diameter c.2mm. The currency of three dimensional bovine vessel mounts is held to have bridged the Lat…
Created on: Wednesday 18th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 19th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-98C4B7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy headstud brooch of Roman date. The head of the brooch is comprised of rectangular wings the reverse of which act as a double lug hinge mechanism which retains the corroded axis bar though the pin no longer remains. The front of the wings are concaved with forward projecting ends. A raised rectangular panel with rope work decoration is present centrally on the upper edge of the head of the brooch. An integral square sectioned bow extends centrally from between the wings and tapers in width to a worn break. A circular ring and dot style headstud is present at …
Created on: Wednesday 18th March 2015
Last updated: Thursday 19th March 2015
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Record ID: HAMP-84802C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Hampshire
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An incomplete copper alloy enamelled disc brooch of Roman date (AD 80 - 250), missing some of the enamel decoration and the pin shank to the reverse. A small section of the outer rim is also missing. The brooch is flat (1.5mm thick) and circular and decorated with a six-pointed star around a single copper alloy pellet. At each star point is a copper alloy pellet. The area between the star and the outside edge (flanked by a c.1mm wide copper alloy rim) carries small patches of a swirly blue-and-white enamel and additional worn patches of a darker blue enamel (apparently where the blue-a…
Created on: Tuesday 17th March 2015
Last updated: Friday 20th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whitchurch', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-74EB3E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper-alloy and enamelled zoomorphic Roman plate brooch in the form of a horse and rider (c. AD 50-c. AD 200). The horse, which is galloping to the right, is well defined and has a small head with ears missing. The eye or mouth is not portrayed. The arching mane is represented by parallel vertical ridges/grooves. The tail is docked and the hind leg below the knee is missing due to a break. The fore leg is complete but is diminutive. At the front of the horse's body are three cells for enamel. The front sub-oval cell is filled with red enamel. An elongated cell alo…
Created on: Monday 16th March 2015
Last updated: Saturday 21st March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HAMP-6FFA88
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hampshire
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A complete cast copper alloy and enamel Medieval (1200-1400) horse-harness pendant with a heraldic design. The pendant consists of a slightly convex quatrefoil-shaped plate (c.7.5mm thick) and an integral suspension loop at the top with a drilled hole. The design on the upper surface comprises a central square with a lion rampant depicted inside and four fleurs-de-lys protruding from the four sides of the square and filling the 'foils'. The central square has traces of red enamel while the foils contain traces of blue enamel. The reverse is undecorated. The pendant is 33.5mm long, 28.5…
Created on: Monday 16th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 25th March 2015
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Record ID: NMS-2E8CC7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Incomplete Roman copper alloy enamelled headstud brooch, corroded, two vertically opposed blue quarter circles on a red field on both wings, enclosed wings with axis bar and fragment of hinged pin in slot, bow with dummy crest above empty oval headstud and three longitudinal cells on bow, the central one with remains of red enamel, bent and broken before missing foot, stumps of catchplate on reverse. Wingspan 18.5mm. Extant length (unbent) 30mm. Late 1st-2nd century AD
Created on: Friday 13th March 2015
Last updated: Friday 13th March 2015
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Record ID: YORYM-19668C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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An incomplete copper alloy headstud brooch of Roman date. The head of the brooch is comprised of rectangular wings the reverse of which act as a double lug hinge mechanism which retains the axis bar though the pin no longer remains. The front of the wings are decorated with recessed rectangular cells, one to either wing, with three vertically aligned raised lozenges within. An integral bow extends centrally from between the wings beginning with a square section and tapering to circular where it terminates in a worn break. A circular recess is present at the apex of the bow which woul…
Created on: Thursday 12th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 17th March 2015
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Record ID: LIN-06CB9F
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An elaborate medieval copper-alloy horse harness pendant. The pendant is lozenge shaped, and has an integral suspension loop at the top set at a right angle to the body. The background is enamelled. The upper left quarter contains reserve metal, into which are three oval motifs, each having three tapering 'spikes' extending from the base. The remaining three quarters contain five large pellets of reserve metal, and these appear to be randomly placed across a field of now light-brown coloured enamel. Overlaying all of this in the top half of the pendant is a large 'M' shaped motif of bl…
Created on: Wednesday 11th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 11th March 2015
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Record ID: LIN-F11CF3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete early Roman copper-alloy headstud brooch. The wings are rectangular and are each decorated with three vertical ribs. A cylindrical case runs behind the wings. The pin is missing. An incomplete suspension loop is located in the centre above. The bow is arched, incomplete, and has a large circular boss at the top. The boss is recessed, but has a pellet of reserve metal in the centre. The surrounding field contains red enamel. The bow has four ribs. The lower half is missing.
Created on: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th March 2015
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Record ID: NLM-EC244D
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy mount. Cast oval plate with a trilobate knop at one end and a smaller rounded knop at the other. Two thick short integrally cast pins (of diameter and length 3mm) project from the flat back. The display face bears a balanced motif of a long shafted cross springing from between what appear as leaves or petals, all these motifs being rendered as enamel filled cells. The putative leaves now retain a dull red degraded enamel, while the borders are mainly dark blue on one side, and mainly white on the other, though each has a pair of small areas of the opposed tint to unify the…
Created on: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Faldingworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-EBDEBC
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper alloy brooch. Copper alloy brooch of flat, enamelled disc (sexfoil) type, Mackreth Type British Plate 2.b. A circular plate has what Mackreth describes as a hexagon with concave sides with a lobe extending out from each corner and ending in a pellet, all in the same degree of relief. The hexagon is filled with brick red enamel with a central circular pellet. There are slight traces of white material in the field between the lobed hexagon and the outer rim. The back bears the stubs of paired lugs to retain pin gear and the stub of a catch plate opposite them. Suggested date: AD 8…
Created on: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 11th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crowle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-EBA499
Object type: SEAL BOX
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy seal box lid. Cast teardrop shaped plate with an elongated heart-shaped figure in low relief, with a central circle and a small diamond above similarly rendered. Traces of mid blue enamel occupy a field between the heart-shaped figure and the edge, while a spot of red enamel remains within the heart. One corner of the object is lost, probably along with a hinge. Suggested date: Roman, 100-300. Length: 25.3mm, Width: 19.4mm, Thickness: 1.8mm, Weight: 2.66gms.
Created on: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 10th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crowle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LIN-DA9B0E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of an early Roman enamelled copper-alloy plate brooch. The brooch appears to have been flat, and circular, but it is now missing about one quarter of the surface. The face of the brooch is decorated with a ladder motif across the centre comprising rectangular cells, each filled with a yellow substance, probably enamel. Further yellow enamelled cells are visible around the perimeter. An incomplete geometric design resembling the letter 'A' is located to one side. This is executed in blue enamel. A pin lug and catchplate are visible on the reverse.
Created on: Monday 9th March 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th March 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D900D6
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Roman copper alloy strap fitting; a strap slide with central circular boss. The slider is cast into the shape of a dome with radiating grooves and a circumferencial groove near the base of the dome, filled with blue enamel. At the centre of the dome is a spherical boss; this has been cast separately and attached to the slider as a stud - on the reverse there is a hollow area with the point of the stud protruding. On the reverse there is also a rectangular loop for attachment to a belt or strap which is integrally cast. The slider probably dates from the 1st century to the 2nd century…
Created on: Monday 9th March 2015
Last updated: Monday 9th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Harrogate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: GLO-9CE09C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy disc brooch which is made from a circular plate. At the centre of the plate is a circular hole where a detective stud would have been mounted. A wide recessed cell runs around the surface of the plate, in which traces of blue enamel is still visible. Within this cell is a series of evenly spaced large raised ring and dots the inside of which was probably filled with enamel. On the reverse are the remains of the catch plate. The brooch is heavily damage with only about 30% of the original object remaining.
Created on: Friday 6th March 2015
Last updated: Friday 6th March 2015
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