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There is a chart plotting the finds linked to most of the finds images

 

One third of the finds were ferrous. Few have any identifiable form. More work is planned to identify the composition but the methodology for such finds out of any context is not well defined.  
Some of the lead material including a rand of shot and musket balls.  
Lead material  
The pattern of finds discussed There was the usual collection of coins, a few dating back to the era of the battle. The work was carried out by York Metal Detectorists Club  
 

 

There is a site devoted to saving the battlesite: The site has the story of the process that has allowed the site to be designated an access road to a Green Field, flood-plane housing estate. Visiting Fulford        Map York

And another website for the Fulford Tapestry that tells the story of the September 1066: This tells the story embroidered into the panels.

There is a blog covering these sites where you can leave questions and make comments.

The author of the content is Chas Jones - fulfordthing@gmail.com

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