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by Monkspath
Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:23 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Lion on the loose in Cornwall
Replies: 1
Views: 2116

Lion on the loose in Cornwall

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/02/lion-on-the-loose-in-cornwall-sparks-police-hunt1/ After a long search the escaped Lynx was finally caught, now they're looking for a lion :shock: Maybe our Cornish detectorists should take an armed guard with them until it's caught :hahaha: just a thought ...
by Monkspath
Sat May 07, 2016 9:42 pm
Forum: On-Going Research Projects
Topic: Livery Buttons
Replies: 1
Views: 3172

Livery Buttons

Two more for you Kev, although I'm not sure if the pewter one belongs in this section.
Both found in Warwickshire.

many thanks
Dave
by Monkspath
Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:58 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Roman villa unearthed 'by chance' in Wiltshire
Replies: 4
Views: 2910

Re: Roman villa unearthed 'by chance' in Wiltshire

Great discovery, thank goodness it wasn't trashed by ploughing.

It must be in Tinners back yard, can't believe he missed it :g42:

Dave
by Monkspath
Thu Mar 24, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Anglo of the North?
Replies: 6
Views: 3260

Re: Anglo of the North?

It will be yet another blot on the landscape like the 'angel' up north. I sometimes think the powers that be want to turn the country into a theme park :g44:
by Monkspath
Mon Feb 15, 2016 6:01 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Bomb expert: Risk pipe mines still buried
Replies: 2
Views: 2728

Re: Bomb expert: Risk pipe mines still buried

A good post, thanks Puffin. I remember using Ordnance Survey maps to checkout land shown as suitable for a Business Park development in a council planning document back in the 90's. It was marked on my map as a disused WW2 airfield. I visited the site and although it was very flat land all you could...
by Monkspath
Tue Jan 05, 2016 4:51 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Give a dog a bad name eh?
Replies: 2
Views: 2593

Give a dog a bad name eh?

I just hope the bad behaviour of some bottle-diggers doesn't rub-off onto responsible detectorists. Unfortunately, in the in the eyes of the press and general public we are all just "treasure hunters" :g44: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/crime/12080522/Dog-walkers-accuse-treasure-hunters-of-...
by Monkspath
Mon Jan 04, 2016 9:00 pm
Forum: On-Going Research Projects
Topic: Livery buttons
Replies: 533
Views: 231007

Re: Livery buttons

Thanks for the ID Kev :clap

Dave
by Monkspath
Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:34 pm
Forum: On-Going Research Projects
Topic: Livery buttons
Replies: 533
Views: 231007

Re: Livery buttons

Found in Hockley Heath, West Midlands, made by Armfields of Birmingham.
I would appreciate id please Kev.

thanks
Dave
by Monkspath
Tue Dec 08, 2015 8:08 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Such a shame when friends fall out
Replies: 12
Views: 5175

Such a shame when friends fall out

http://www.express.co.uk/news/history/6 ... oman-coins

Pity they couldn't agree to share the credit for finding a Roman Horde of coins.
It looks like it'll all end in tears :g51:

Dave
by Monkspath
Sun Nov 29, 2015 6:11 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Update on Lenborough hoard
Replies: 7
Views: 3710

Re: Update on Lenborough hoard

Congratulations to Paul Coleman for his persistance after 50 years of detecting :g38:
by Monkspath
Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Valuable Diamond Found By Dog
Replies: 1
Views: 2615

Valuable Diamond Found By Dog

What a great dog! Hope they buy her a big bone as a reward :g42:

http://www.itv.com/news/central/2014-12 ... der-hedge/

Dave
by Monkspath
Sat Nov 08, 2014 10:58 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: A British hero, shame about the ring pulls
Replies: 0
Views: 1957

A British hero, shame about the ring pulls

http://www.express.co.uk/news/obituarie ... -Army-hero

I often think the word hero is often overused nowadays but Major Hibbert certainly was one.
Shame he introduced the ring pull into the UK though :g40:

Dave
by Monkspath
Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Thats a big chopper!
Replies: 6
Views: 4957

Re: Thats a big chopper!

Size isn't everything :g64:

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