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Way to the Humber. Spit-shaped bars, usually much narrower than the sword-shaped versions and with a shorter pinched end, are concentrated in the Cotswolds and Somerset, with an outlier in Anglesey. The third variety, plough-shaped bars, are usually 4-6 cm wide and about 1 cm thick, roughly pointed at one end and with short raised wings or ﬂanges at the blunt end. Distributionally they cluster in the Thames valley, spreading into Kent and the Midlands. The last type are bay-leaf-shaped, with a long semi-circular sectioned hilt: only a few are known, principally from the Cambridgeshire region. Within these four broad types of bar ingot eighteen sub-types have been deﬁned (Crew 1994).