LANCUM-C5E854: An almost complete Medieval/Post Medieval cast copper alloy rowel Spur,circa 1450 AD - 1700 AD

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ROWEL SPUR

Unique ID: LANCUM-C5E854

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

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
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date from certainty: Certain
Date to: Circa AD 1700
Date to certainty: Certain

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 105 mm
Width: 80 mm
Thickness: 0 mm
Diameter: 0 mm

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Fylde (District)
To be known as: WESTBY

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: Tuesday 10th January 2012
Updated: Wednesday 11th January 2012 by Stuart Noon

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