Unique ID: PAS-7D9714

Object type certainty: Certain
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An intact Post Medieval copper alloy crotal bell. The bell has the incised letters WG and an incised UUUU around the circumference. Rectangular attachment loop with circular hole for the cord to traverse through. From the image generated at the rally, it looks like the bell is either dented or has a sound hole adjacent to the attachment loop.

Class: Crotal

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by the finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Length: 37 mm
Diameter: 30 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th August 2007 - Saturday 18th August 2007

Rally details.

This object was found at Water Newton I held Sunday 17th August 2008 - Tuesday 19th August 2008

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Daniel Pett - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Daniel Pett - [view all attributed records]

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 6391

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of Water Newton: Crotal Bell

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Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern
County: Cambridgeshire
District: Huntingdonshire
Parish: Water Newton

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1295
Four figure Latitude: 52.541347 Four figure longitude: -0.349975
1:25K map: TL1295
1:10K map: TL19NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]
General landuse: Cultivated land[scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: Friday 29th February 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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