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Silver lady found by Mudlarks along the Thames, estimated to be approximately 200 years old.

The carved bowl of a pipe found by mudlark Steve Brooker along the shore of the Thames

detritus scavenged by "mudlarks" from the muddy banks of the Thames ~ I've been mudlarking and my finds were in no way this good!

Mudlarking on the Thames. Collection of items found along the Thames shoreline.

Frozen Charlottes found on the Thames. A form of china doll made from c. 1850 to c. 1920. The dolls had substantial popularity during the Victorian era. (c) London Mudlark

Frozen Charlottes found on the Thames. A form of china doll made from c. The dolls had substantial popularity during the Victorian era. (c) London Mudlark

Lead heads, like this particularly nice piece from Bankside, are just some of the incredible artefacts the Thames Discovery Programme tweet about. Follow them at @ThamesDiscovery for more.

Thames Discovery on

Lead heads, like this particularly nice piece from Bankside, are just some of…

Items found on the Thames Foreshore by Mudlarkers from Thames & Field. --Milo is going to need something like this for his metal collection.

Mudlarks and Mudlarking The official site of Thames and Field metal detecting society. We are a club who mainly go Mudlarking on The River Thames Some of our members are members of the Society of Thames Mudlarks

Rippling Thames Scarf || Free Pattern

Rippling Thames Scarf, based on Urban Lace Infinity Scarf by Tanis Gray, free pattern on Ravelry.

Tudor dress hook mudlarks Thames find  Tudor dress hook, found by eye last week on the Thames foreshore. It's made of lead with a copper alloy hook and dates from the 16th century. 10896275_859268897471292_6495661054929148701_o.jpg (JPEG Image, 932 × 720 pixels) - Scaled (97%)

Tudor dress hook mudlarks Thames find Tudor dress hook, found by eye last week on the Thames foreshore. It's made of lead with a copper alloy hook and dates from the century.

Langseax from England, London: River Thames, Battersea (British Museum: 1857,6-23,1) River find – 9th - 10th Century Total Length- Complete. 81cm Blade- Approx. 22" Hilt- None

Langseax from England, London: River Thames, Battersea (British Museum: 1857,6-23,1) River find – 9th - 10th Century Total Length- Complete. 81cm Blade- Approx. 22" Hilt- None

Swan numbers down due to shootings, says Queen's swan marker Annual swan upping census on the Thames finds numbers down and marker blames rise in air rifle attacks and random shootings by vandals

Swan numbers down due to shootings, says Queen's swan marker

12 Amazing Facts About the Swan Upping Did you know the Queen of England owns all the unclaimed mute swans in all of Britain? Well, she does, and she makes sure to count them every year in the third week of July. It’s called the Swan Upping.

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