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.

OK, after falling ill with a norovirus type of illness on this dig I’m finally feeling well enough to write up my Henstridge finds at a SSUK dig.I decided to head uphill from the parked cars, fields 6, 2 and 5, and not far into the first field found a…

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I had another hour on my “saxon” permission today back in the same pasture as the other day, but without finding anything of note – so I’ll make all my rubbish sound interesting instead 😁 By far the most things I found were shotties in various states of corrosion. The only…

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I was going to put up a post showing my best metal detecting finds of 2019 when I realised that I don’t have photos of most of them, either I’ve given them to the landowner, or they’re with the FLO for recording. 😲 Instead I’ll show you what I found…

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A highly enjoyable day’s digging today despite the flooded roads getting there, and the mud once I arrived 😁 Once again Malcolm, Glenda, and the crew had excelled themselves with the dig location, with diggable fields stretching to the horizon…After the briefing, spoilt for choice, I headed for the first…

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