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 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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My finds at Lydford-on-Fosse with SSUK today (except for a George III Shilling which I found, and later lost 😭)…Squelching through the first field, having decided to head for the second field first, I got a solid signal which turned out to be a lead spindle whorl, undecorated but probably…

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I had a great, if a bit muddy, day at Henstridge – many thanks Sean and all. I only got into three fields of this huge permission so would love to go back some time, as the fields I went in had some interesting finds. The strip of pasture just behind the…

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