KEY (LOCKING)

Unique ID: LVPL-2C50B1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy key dating to the Medieval period. The object consists of a circular bow, a stem and a bit. The stem is solid however the tip of the stem is hollow. The bit has two clefts one on either side resulting in one long simple ward. Similar examples can be found on p72, Read, (2001). It can be dated from the late 12th to the early 14th century. The object has a greenish brown patina.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1350

Dimensions and weight

Length: 37 mm
Width: 12 mm
Weight: 5.1 g
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st July 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Completeness: Incomplete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: Wales
County: Denbighshire
District: Denbighshire
To be known as: Denbigh

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

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Created: Friday 30th July 2010
Updated: Wednesday 11th August 2010

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