Metal Detecting Blog

NOTE – Please, if possible photograph the location and record the 10 figure OS Grid Reference of your finds. Any find older than 1650 should be passed on to your Finds Liaison Officer for recording on the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Anything that may be classed as Treasure must be reported to the Coroner.

My wonderful daughter came visiting today to release me from home nursing duties, so I could go out and play Metal Detecting in the light rain and low temperatures with Dorset & West Pastfinders, near the ruins of Tarrant Abbey at Tarrant Crawford (she even made dinner too). 😁 After…

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On a rare break between the rain storms I went out with Southern Seekers UK on a dig near Wincanton.  The fields were mainly maize stubble and very, very muddy. Despite the conditions I did get a couple of small finds – I’m still highly impressed by this new HF…

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I went on a very wet and muddy dig with UK Metal Detecting.  Apart from the horseshoes and scrap metal which littered one of the fields, It was a good Roman and Medieval site, and was even rumoured to have had a moated manor house in one of the fields. …

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A muddy day at Mudford with UK Metal Detecting, but it was my first time out with my new HF coil on the Deus so I was hoping for good things. I wasn’t disappointed – the combination of the HF coil and Iain Crozza’s “Sniper” program was fantastic, very stable,…

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