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.

I had a day out detecting with UK HIstory Finders today over at Salwayash, north of Bridport. The site looked really good, three fields of ploughed/rolled and one field of longish pasture. Apparently, the site had been dug before and several silver coins had been found, but last time half…

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Not a lot for me today whilst metal detecting at Podimore with the UK Metal Detecting group; a few finds, a topped-up suntan, a split in my trousers, and the realisation that I need to punch an extra hole in my belt to stop my trousers slipping down 😄 It…

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I had a great day at Wincanton today with Southern Seekers UK, not so much in finds, but great to be out in the fresh air and warm sunshine again.I’m going to have to learn to be less polite at these group digs though and push my way to the…

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I went out with new detectorist Mark Graves yesterday on his permission to give him some hints and tips on metal detecting. I didn’t know much about his detector, a Minelab X Terra 750, but had downloaded the manual onto my iPad to take with us, and watched several youtube…

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