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Record ID: NMS-D97D29
Object type: PLATE BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Norfolk
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Roman copper alloy oval plate brooch with an incomplete single pin lug and catchplate on the reverse. Mackreth 2011, British Plate 3.a1. Hattatt 2000, fig. 223, top row. An empty central oval cell would have contained enamel or perhaps a paste intaglio and an outer cell retains some blue enamel inlay. Blue was probably the only colour used. Length and width 25.9 amd 19.6mm. 2nd - 3rd century. Field HAC1
Created on: Tuesday 31st May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 31st May 2016
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Record ID: NLM-59ADAF
Object type: PLATE BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy brooch. Cast plate brooch, Mackreth type British Plate 3.a3. A circular plate with a central reserved spot which is at the centre of a four lobed arrangement of equidistantly placed oval cells within a plain rim. The lobes are filled with brick red enamel while the field behind them retains extensive traces of mid blue enamel. The back retains a pair of U-shaped lugs with an axis bar between them, and the stub of a folded catch plate opposite this. Suggested date: Roman, 190-210. Diameter: 20.0mm, Thickness (clear of pin gear): 1.3mm, Weight: 2.68gms
Created on: Wednesday 25th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Binbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: IOW-477350
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Isle of Wight
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An incomplete Roman copper-alloy trumpet brooch (AD 75-175). The pin/spring mechanism, the lower part of the bow and the head are missing. The bow is angled at 90° in side view and is largely circular in cross-section. The circular edge at the top is abraded and is hollow at the rear. Close to the break there are fine circumferential grooves. At the front, the upper part of the bow has four enamelled cells. There is a trio of triangular cells evenly spaced around a triangle with a circular cell below. Each cell contains enamel now coloured orange. The prominent squat globular 'button…
Created on: Tuesday 24th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Isle of Wight', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-44EE07
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Leeds
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A copper alloy bow brooch of the Wirral type dating to the Roman period. The object is a hinged example. The head is stepped as is typical of this type. The upper bow is decorated with three vertical panels. Originally these panels would have contained coloured enamel; all are now empty. Below the panels the bow tapers below the knop but is then broken and worn. The catchplate is missing. On the rear of the brooch axis bar and hinge are missing but traces of reddish corrosion suggests that these would have been made of iron. The object has pale green patina. The Wirral brooch …
Created on: Tuesday 24th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 31st May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wetherby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-426E58
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Doncaster
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A fragment of a copper alloy Roman finger ring, probably dating from AD 100 - 200. The remaining portion consists of the shoulders and bezel; the hoop has broken away and is missing. The breaks are patinated and probably ancient. The shoulders are plain and the bezel is flat and oval. The centre of the bezel is slightly recessed and decorated with a flower of four petals. The flower retains traces of enamel; that in the petals is a light colour, possibly white or light blue, and that in the spaces between the petals is red. The remaining portion of the ring is 19.9mm long, 13.9mm wide …
Created on: Tuesday 24th May 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 24th May 2016
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Record ID: NMS-317506
Object type: BUCKLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
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Post-medieval copper alloy oval buckle frame with a narrow central bar recessed from the front face which consists of twelve conjoined and concave roundels, cf. Whitehead 2003, no. 282, which has only ten roundels. Two retain glass enamel or possibly glass inlay, flat-topped and now appearing greenish. The remains of an iron plate are folded around the bar. Length and width 30.4 and 22.5mm. c.1650 - c.1720. Field B1
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Monday 23rd May 2016
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Record ID: NLM-2FD228
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy harness pendant. Cast heraldic harness pendant of heater shield shape form with an oval suspension loop at right angles to the display plane retaining the stub of a probably drawn wire loop. The display face bears a sunken plain cross retaining traces of enamel which retains a pinkish hue, so probably originally red. The Cross of St George, the patron saint of England whose cross became a field sign for English troops fighting abroad, is perhaps the most likely allusion. There is no indication of colouring of the field. Suggested date: Medieval, 1300-1400. Length: 37mm, W…
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Monday 23rd May 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-1B980F
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Doncaster
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A fragment of a copper alloy finger ring of Roman date, probably AD 100 - 300. Only the circular bezel survives. It has a flat, enamelled upper face, with angled opper alloy sides and the stubs of the projecting shoulders. The enamel is in two colours in a central circle and a concentric ring. The colours have decayed, but the outer ring appears dark blue, and the inner circle and dark colour. The fragment is 20.9mm long, 13.3mm wide and 7.6mm thick. 2.83g. Compare HESH-8333C5.
Created on: Sunday 22nd May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
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Record ID: WILT-DDE3DF
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of a copper-alloy enameled Roman plate brooch, possibly a conical disc brooch dating to c. AD 100-250. The fragment consists of the central raised projection and fragments of the remainder of the brooch. The projection has a raised circumference and the remainder is recessed filled with possibly degraded blue enamel. The reverse of the brooch is concave. The brooch is 12.85mm in length, 12.15mm wide, 3.95mm thick and weighs 1.09 grams.
Created on: Thursday 19th May 2016
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-DC269B
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: York
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An incomplete copper alloy headstud derivative brooch of Roman date, c. AD 75 - 200. The head of the brooch is comprised of rectangular wings the reverse of which is heavily corroded with iron obscuring the pin mechanism. The pin proper no longer remains. The front of the wings are decorated with three vertically aligned raised cells to either end. The upper and lower cells retain faint red enamel while the central cells display traces of yellow enamel. An integral rectangular sectioned bow extends centrally from between the wings tapering in width to terminate in a worn break. A poin…
Created on: Thursday 19th May 2016
Last updated: Thursday 19th May 2016
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Record ID: BERK-9E452C
Object type: STRAP FITTING
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Wiltshire
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A cast copper-alloy strap fitting or decorative belt mount of Post-Medieval date. It has a flat lozenge shaped plate with trefoil- shaped terminals at each end. The front face has moulded and enamelled decoration comprising central scrolled motifs with inlaid white enamel, the trefoil terminals retaining some black enamel. The back face is flat and undecorated, and at each end has incomplete but integrally cast rivet spikes that would have secured the mount to a leather strap. The style of enamelling suggests a 17th century AD, or possibly slightly later, date.
Created on: Monday 16th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marlborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-9D58C5
Object type: FINGER RING
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete Roman copper alloy finger ring of Henig's Type XIII dating to the period c. AD 200 - 410. It exhibits a circular bezel with a central circular recess filled with degraded enamel, now off-white. This is surrounded by a slight reserve whcih is in turn surrounded by a recess containing traces of degraded enamel and is bordered by a final outer reserve. The edge of the bezel has been chipped on one side. The bezel narows into the loop which is 4.07mm wide. The loop is incomplete and terminates in an old break on either side. The finger ring measures 16.84mm in length, 9.88mm…
Created on: Monday 16th May 2016
Last updated: Monday 16th May 2016
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Record ID: LVPL-5E05FB
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval (mid-13th to 14th centuries) harness pendant: The copper-alloy pendant is a quatrefoil in plan with a small triangular knop in the corners of the quatrefoil. At the top of the pendant is a transverse lug which is pierced for attachment. The outer face of the pendant is decorated with a heraldic design, depicting a probable lion which is unclear, advancing left within a rectangular field of red (gules) enamel. Beyond the shield, on the leaves of the quatrefoil is curvilinear decoration picked out in dark blue enamel. The rear of the object is undecorated and damaged with br…
Created on: Friday 13th May 2016
Last updated: Friday 13th May 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crambe', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SWYOR-4A2BC7
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Wakefield
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper alloy penannular brooch dating from the late Roman or Early Medieval period, about AD 400 - 700. It is Fowler Type F1 which has zoomorphic terminals facing back along the frame, which are solid cast, not folded back. The top of the animal heads are decorated with a ring and dot motif containing degraded probable enamel, now a white or pale green colour. The hoop is decorated with groups of half-circumferential grooves on the upper face only. The broch has a grey patina. It is slightly distorted, the terminals overlapping a little. It is 50.6mm long, 50mm wide and 6.7mm thick. …
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2016
Last updated: Thursday 19th May 2016
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Record ID: NLM-45CFF3
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
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Copper alloy and silver brooch. Flat cast discoid back plate with the stub of the seat for a hinged pin with a front of silver comprising six cells divided by vertical and horizontal bars decorated with hearts and saltires and longitudinally incised lines within a border bearing closely juxtaposed alternately oriented triangles, possibly stamped. The cells are filled with a transparent pale green enamel through which their plain silver backing is visible. A central boss retains dark material, possibly fixative for a small stone, now lost. Suggested date: Post-Medieval to Modern, 1875-1…
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2016
Last updated: Thursday 12th May 2016
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Record ID: SWYOR-340AF7
Object type: HARNESS PENDANT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leeds
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A Medieval heraldic harness pendant dating from about AD 1300 - AD 1400. The copper-alloy pendant is shield-shaped with a straight top and curved sides forming a pointed base. It has a suspension lug protruding from the upper edge which is at right angles to the plane of the pendant. The design is of a lion rampant left coloured with enale which is now either rid or blue. There is no evidence of gilding or silvering in the field. The pendant is 45.2mm long, 28.8mm wide and 6.5mm thick. 16.17g. See Ashley (2002) p.11, no. 61 and p.12 nos. 71 and 75
Created on: Wednesday 11th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 11th May 2016
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Record ID: LIN-2FB3A2
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A medieval copper-alloy heraldic harness mount, dating from c.1250-1350. It is a large shield-shaped mount, of stepped form, with the flat central area being raised higher than the surrounding rim. The rim slopes away from the central area and has a series of circular attachment holes. The central raised panel is decorated with an incised grid of lozenges. There are five rows of lozenge, and each row gets progressivly larger towards the top of the mount. Each lozenge contains a lis. At the top, in the centre, is a large rectangular panel containing a castle or cathedral. It has a larg…
Created on: Wednesday 11th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 11th May 2016
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Record ID: BERK-08AFCD
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman disc brooch with peripheral lugs, dating to the 2nd century AD. The brooch would originally have had six lugs spaced equally around the outer edge but these only survive in fragmentary form. The decoration consists of a recessed inner circlular panel filled with alternating coloured enamels, of which only the blue now survives. In the centre of the brooch is a raised circular element from the centre of which projects a central boss. On the reverse of the brooch, only the pin mount and part of the catchplate survives. These lugged disc brooches dat…
Created on: Monday 9th May 2016
Last updated: Friday 13th May 2016
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Record ID: YORYM-06FC4C
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy Trumpet brooch of Roman date. Only the wide trumpet shaped head remains with an integral double lug hinge mechanism to the reverse. The axis bar and pin have been lost to old breaks. The head of the brooch itself is decorated with a scroll-work design, mirrored to either side of the central ridge. One scroll-design is picked out in blue enamel while traces of red enamel exist within the surrounding recessed cells. The head terminates in a worn break a short way down the circular sectioned bow. The metal has a mid-green patina and is worn. The brooch is 14.9m…
Created on: Monday 9th May 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 18th May 2016
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Record ID: BERK-06D46E
Object type: BROOCH
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Oxfordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy Roman plate brooch, dating from the second to third century AD. The brooch is oval in plan and has two raised bands dividing the brooch into two cells; the outer field contained alternating colours of enamel, now mostly missing however small areas of blue and white can still be seen. The central oval cell probably contained a paste or stone intaglio, which is now missing. On the reverse of the brooch is the single pin hinge lug which is now corroded with part of the spring from the pin, which is missing. The cacthplate is almost complete. A similar exa…
Created on: Monday 9th May 2016
Last updated: Friday 13th May 2016
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