Statistical analysis of the database for Monday 1st January 2018 until Sunday 25th February 2018

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Quantities of objects and records found

  • Total objects recorded: 12969
  • Total records: 9676

Quantities recorded per Officer and assistants

Fullname Institution Objects Records
Dr Alison Pollard ASHM 133 133
Lindsey BERK 19 17
Michael Byard BERK 326 326
Rod Trevaskus BERK 10 10
Anni Byard BERK 95 90
Matthew Fittock BH 36 35
Philippa Walton BH 622 553
Andrew Brown BM 135 128
Dominic Shelley BM 9 9
Helen Wickenden BUC 22 22
Helena Costas BUC 105 105
Arwen James BUC 255 166
Helen Fowler CAM 85 50
Caroline Dudley CORN 20 20
Anna Tyacke CORN 36 36
Catherine Falkner DENO 45 45
Simon Nicholson DENO 23 23
Meghan King DENO 25 25
Alastair Willis DENO 11 13
Philip Hughes DENO 49 49
Sian Webb DENO 8 8
Anja Rohde DENO 2 2
Roumpini-Ioanna (Nina) Charami DENO 3 3
Wil Partridge DEV 235 181
Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen DOR 82 68
rachel mowbray DOR 13 13
Lucy Bevan DOR 43 43
benjamin westwood DUR 1 1
Rebecca Mansfield DUR 6 6
Ann Lipscombe DUR 7 7
Des Murphy DUR 48 48
Simon Lipscombe DUR 5 3
Marion Page DYFED 1 1
Sophie Flynn ESS 123 107
Sam Moorhead FASAM 49 49
Sally Worrell FASW 1 1
Jane Kenney GAT 4 4
Sarahjayne Clements GGAT 3 3
Kurt Adams GLO 1752 144
James Fautley HAMP 7 7
Jordan Gamble HAMP 5 5
Steven Guy-Gibbens HAMP 7 7
Katie Hinds HAMP 67 64
Peter Barker HAMP 61 61
Peter Reavill HESH 53 40
Frank Basford IOW 194 182
Margaret Erwin KENT 8 8
vikki brereton KENT 15 15
Walter (Jo) Ahmet KENT 140 135
Henry Weeds KENT 12 12
Alex Whitlock LANCUM 19 19
Alys Rouncefield LANCUM 1 1
Dot Boughton LANCUM 12 12
Stuart Noon LANCUM 75 36
Elisabeth Janovsky LEIC 129 125
Joyce Lee LEIC 86 86
Lewis Batchelor LEIC 1 1
Phil Harding LEIC 10 10
Wendy Scott LEIC 45 37
Adam Daubney LIN 85 85
Susheela Burford LIN 172 171
Stuart Wyatt LON 86 76
Vanessa Oakden LVPL 76 72
Maxine Bailey LVPL 2 2
Alex LVPL 7 7
Lorraine McVinnie LVPL 6 6
Ben Jones LVPL 20 20
Eleanore Cox NARC 141 134
Andrew Agate NCL 1 1
Martin Foreman NLM 662 596
Mark Lodwick NMGW 87 6
Eirini Anagnostou NMGW 298 298
Steven Ashley NMS 210 207
Andrew Rogerson NMS 319 145
Garry Crace NMS 17 17
Jason Gibbons NMS 22 16
Claire Barker NMS 540 540
Adrian Marsden NMS 145 135
Julie Shoemark NMS 119 118
Ian Richardson PAS 1 1
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1855ca3d2f18638dc15b5686645d1e82 PUBLIC 14 14
ed4ec99c2aafb707421de2d686a558f8 PUBLIC 2 2
0f0e203f99b712a066e77b04d587125c PUBLIC 21 19
dd935e7a59fd81c2179eac589c01861b PUBLIC 12 12
fb78c02e57f22fd903f321f77d443b80 PUBLIC 17 17
112ac9d23c404d68af269d10b390f4b6 PUBLIC 18 14
0819052f06540d3479c82b54821af8c5 PUBLIC 11 11
07395a1595f12f8c75506ed3376d615f PUBLIC 9 9
73e4a0751ffcab801caf7ad6b2386073 PUBLIC 7 7
0eb7b1e6ac3c145081a7b203a55eab1d PUBLIC 6 4
2da4be5c564e9fc7e8d964c3eb6ba540 PUBLIC 10 10
a0a5e4316b488f3f71baf1ef7b880dfb PUBLIC 5 5
7a8ea267466d1d4bc4e5786b0f8755c2 PUBLIC 2 2
b3601ac99504a4af346fce90139b4d14 PUBLIC 1 1
92b66268a907a47ce1bd2b90c33bc4d2 PUBLIC 32 32
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80bc169d5bc00cda3678ff3b1542bdf5 PUBLIC 2 2
fb46794bf9cdfc30e5d207ee33fcbba4 PUBLIC 2 2
ec266be65bc142e04b31d89c6b28d318 PUBLIC 1 1
0dae770e455bf31dd1ad67270d87f531 PUBLIC 3 3
365c606815954e67d03234e271e90d25 PUBLIC 3 3
9803b1212f85991e3ab525679a3257e6 PUBLIC 10 10
0c1c1310091794f4d0302c974c197825 PUBLIC 51 51
e05e1fe5454d12092cafc35597b81c01 PUBLIC 41 41
12c8f81127def988de112623f55ee3f4 PUBLIC 1 1
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a2b9cea987795dcd15f534420e208aa6 PUBLIC 6 6
206f78e9985d1bfe49e18fa55a3b8ce6 PUBLIC 5 5
2a62a36ca66db57fde8b86b82e2b06d9 PUBLIC 4 4
57b542b86ddfa88b822ec103a5fafdaf PUBLIC 5 5
807b834bbd125db5cc54e47916a3a5dc PUBLIC 1 1
66c45064a78afe34b3543d7769096325 PUBLIC 3 3
7518376a7af183e2c5321deb4ad2c66d PUBLIC 32 32
0011f6f8c1520fe9a7f471cc18fe72c0 PUBLIC 8 8
65f36801777822ca29091b697e3b7c0c PUBLIC 1 1
b5259ae0580993d7441d9706ecfcddf5 PUBLIC 1 1
30edea975a920bfaba362db0a870acab PUBLIC 17 17
543a6a7b8ec5cfff9eed754bc1efc5fe PUBLIC 3 3
91c2c87cc888658079f910d499edfeb3 PUBLIC 9 9
cf407235165077cc8af4734c4027aa29 PUBLIC 31 31
4b1a63ca381aa0e88f65b160144634ad PUBLIC 1 1
a2a8da8dea7b61767ac2a574910d3621 PUBLIC 1 1
af67e83c6ffc72ce6ac606823d5524ba PUBLIC 2 2
24c947b2bb79550cd50a78ef7388375f PUBLIC 1 1
aacd4abd33b26603e9eef0af593e95cf PUBLIC 1 1
b56e8a5dd9d2205f886a399017dcbfbe PUBLIC 24 24
8b1fb15b027586c41b6d2a02a9b08330 PUBLIC 5 5
9f62b671cf08237acfaed64604cbc100 PUBLIC 1 1
a2d0481c8f0998b544af85f75005b166 PUBLIC 3 3
8fd30a1d833b690ad90af5834ba66412 PUBLIC 38 38
7e4a28bb4baec55c1ce2ab46d6e62649 PUBLIC 1 1
9e13b815edde29e28c45fb22014883ad PUBLIC 36 36
1d07213e20460ea66eb615defad17993 PUBLIC 15 15
Riccardo Caravello SF 118 118
Alexander Bliss SF 448 324
Faye Minter SF 1 1
Anna Booth SF 477 290
Laura Burnett SOM 167 114
Leah Moradi SOM 16 13
Andrew Williams SOM 131 65
Naomi Payne SOM 10 10
Sheila Hicks SOM 7 7
Nonn Bound SOM 42 42
Margaret Broomfield SUR 165 146
Edwin Wood SUSS 110 109
Tim Locke SUSS 18 18
Elizabeth Walker SUSS 16 16
Amy Potts SUSS 79 79
Jack Coulthard SWYOR 26 26
Amy Downes SWYOR 146 115
Angie Bolton WAW 179 173
Richard Henry WILT 427 92
Richard Bennett WILT 7 7
Helen Baker WILT 7 7
Jane Hanbidge WILT 37 37
Nina Dierks WILT 300 296
Alyson Tanner WILT 131 84
Fiona Johnstone WILT 16 12
Alix Smith WILT 35 35
Graham Bould WILT 2 2
Erik Vander Meulen WILT 36 36
Callum Paisnel WILT 21 21
Claire Goodey WILT 19 19
Stephen Stewart WMID 19 19
Teresa Gilmore WMID 63 60
Aimee Hinds WMID 18 18
Vic Allnatt WMID 57 53
Helen Glenn WMID 19 19
Susie White WREX 72 68
Gail Hitchens YORYM 63 63
Denise Wilding YORYM 21 21
Rebecca Vickers YORYM 30 30
Rebecca Griffiths YORYM 357 310
Lydia Prosser YORYM 93 93
12969 9676

Quantities recorded per Institution

Institution Objects Records
ASHM 133 133
BERK 450 443
BH 658 588
BM 144 137
BUC 349 260
CAM 85 50
CORN 56 56
DENO 166 168
DEV 137 96
DOR 138 124
DUR 67 65
DYFED 1 1
ESS 123 107
FASAM 49 49
FASW 1 1
GAT 4 4
GGAT 3 3
GLO 1752 144
HAMP 156 153
HESH 53 40
IOW 194 182
KENT 200 195
LANCUM 107 68
LEIC 271 259
LIN 257 256
LON 94 84
LVPL 111 107
NARC 141 134
NCL 1 1
NLM 662 596
NMGW 385 304
NMS 1372 1178
PAS 1 1
PUBLIC 553 545
SF 1044 733
SOM 471 336
SUR 165 146
SUSS 223 222
SWYOR 172 141
WAW 179 173
WILT 1029 639
WMID 176 169
WREX 72 68
YORYM 564 517
12969 9676

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 289 168
EARLY MEDIEVAL 332 318
GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL 2 2
IRON AGE 513 211
MEDIEVAL 2701 2501
MESOLITHIC 213 153
MODERN 39 34
NEOLITHIC 228 198
PALAEOLITHIC 32 32
POST MEDIEVAL 2319 2157
ROMAN 6139 3772
UNKNOWN 162 130
12969 9676

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
ASHM 1
BERK 223
BH 21
BM 4
BUC 16
CAM 11
CORN 19
DENO 33
DEV 27
DOR 31
DUR 8
DYFED 1
ESS 16
FASAM 4
FASW 0
GAT 0
GGAT 0
GLO 19
HAMP 23
HESH 9
IOW 41
KENT 35
LANCUM 18
LEIC 27
LIN 17
LON 26
LVPL 37
NARC 13
NCL 1
NLM 23
NMGW 84
NMS 87
PAS 1
PUBLIC 53
SF 71
SOM 43
SUR 15
SUSS 30
SWYOR 28
WAW 35
WILT 43
WMID 38
WREX 17
YORYM 51
1300

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 7391 5083
February 5578 4593
12969 9676

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 5970 3740
0 3 3
1899 2 2
1943 1 1
1960 12 12
1970 2 2
1971 1 1
1975 1 1
1976 2 2
1978 2 2
1987 1 1
1990 56 56
1994 1 1
1995 1 1
1998 3 3
2000 1 1
2001 44 44
2003 1 1
2005 12 1
2006 2 2
2007 11 11
2008 13 13
2009 4 4
2010 5 5
2011 58 58
2012 5 5
2013 13 13
2014 66 66
2015 184 173
2016 744 605
2017 4202 3493
2018 1546 1353
12969 9676

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Agricultural or drainage work 1 1
Building work 1 1
Chance find during metal detecting 256 136
Controlled archaeological investigation 1 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (stratified) 30 1
Controlled archaeological investigation (unstratified) 1 1
Fieldwalking 541 415
Gardening 11 7
Metal detector 11960 9008
Metal detector during controlled archaeological investigation 41 41
Other chance find 125 63
Unknown 1 1
12969 9676

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 4882 4104
Coastland 61 61
Cultivated land 6132 5192
Grassland, Heathland 218 198
Open fresh water 95 83
Other 1533 30
Wetlands 45 5
Woodland 3 3
12969 9676

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 570 498
4 figure reference 78 62
6 figure reference 3457 2969
8 figure reference 2586 1970
10 figure reference 6269 4168
12 figure reference 9 9
12969 9676