SWYOR-E50248: SWYOR-E50248-Pot Leg

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Unique ID: SWYOR-E50248

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast copper alloy pot leg fragment, probably from a cooking vessel, dating from the medieval or post medieval period, about AD 1200-1650. The leg is roughly rectangular, is flat on one face with rounded corners, while the other face has a central strengthening rib running lengthways with slight concaved grooves running either side. The fragment has a brown/green coloured patina with traces of what look like carbon deposits. It is broken at both ends. Dimensions length; 59.76mm, width: 41.25mm, thickness: 8.67mm, weight: 90.63g,

Similar: SWYOR-701CAD. Compare alos figure 4a in Butler, Green and Payne (2009) Finds Research Datasheet 41, which suggests a date of Medieval to early 17th century for pot legs of this style.

Class: cooking vessel
Sub class: leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 59.76 mm
Width: 41.25 mm
Thickness: 8.67 mm
Weight: 90.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 21st July 2021 - Wednesday 21st July 2021

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finders Ref No 0270

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Malham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD8962
Four figure Latitude: 54.05383728
Four figure longitude: -2.16951589
1:25K map: SD8962
1:10K map: SD86SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 10 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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