ROWEL SPUR

Unique ID: LANCUM-C5E854

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find waiting to be validated

An almost complete Medieval/Post Medieval cast copper alloy rowel Spur,circa 1450 AD - 1700 AD. Both arms survive, is "D" shaped in section and is at maximum width at the centre back. The neck extends upwards and outwards from this point to the Rowel Box, which survives in good condition but the rowel is missing. The spur shares similarities with PUBLIC-761145, HESH-AC5077 and SUSS-EF66E6.

The length is 105mm and the width is 80mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Length: 105 mm
Width: 80 mm
Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 5th December 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon - [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: Complete [scope notes | view all attributed records]

A resized image of An almost complete Medieval/Post Medieval cast copper alloy rowel Spur,circa 1450 AD - 1700 AD

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Lancashire
District: Fylde
To be known as: WESTBY

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 10th January 2012
Updated: Wednesday 11th January 2012

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