Statistical analysis of the database for Sunday 1st January 2017 until Saturday 18th November 2017

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Finds recorded for this period

County Objects Records
DUR 335 297

Finds recorded by these 6 users

Fullname Username Institution Objects Records
benjamin westwood benwestwood DUR 39 39
Ann Lipscombe annlipscombe DUR 92 92
Simon Lipscombe lipscombe160 DUR 85 47
Ellen Gilbert ellengilbert1 DUR 28 28
Des Murphy mugsythe1cat DUR 84 84
Rebecca Mansfield rebeccamansfield DUR 7 7
335 297

Quantities by period

Period Objects Records
BRONZE AGE 13 11
EARLY MEDIEVAL 4 4
IRON AGE 3 3
MEDIEVAL 92 89
MESOLITHIC 3 3
MODERN 32 32
NEOLITHIC 3 3
POST MEDIEVAL 142 109
ROMAN 37 37
UNKNOWN 6 6
335 297

Number of recorders per insitution

Institution Number of finders
DUR 49
49

Average per month

Month Objects Records
January 6 6
February 4 4
March 4 4
April 9 9
May 32 32
June 63 27
July 47 45
August 50 50
September 47 47
October 39 39
November 34 34
335 297

Year of discovery

Year Objects Records
No year recorded 50 48
2013 2 2
2014 1 1
2015 1 1
2016 35 35
2017 245 209
2018 1 1
335 297

Discovery method

Discovery method Objects Records
Chance find during metal detecting 13 11
Fieldwalking 1 1
Metal detector 319 283
Other chance find 2 2
335 297

Type of landuse

Landuse Objects Records
No land use recorded. 102 69
Coastland 1 1
Cultivated land 215 210
Grassland, Heathland 6 6
Other 4 4
Woodland 7 7
335 297

Findspot precision

Grid reference precision Objects Records
No grid reference recorded 94 61
6 figure reference 39 36
10 figure reference 201 199
12 figure reference 1 1
335 297