LEIC-60E339: Cockerel Pipe Tamper

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Unique ID: LEIC-60E339

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A Post-Medieval copper-alloy pipe tamper, dating to c.AD 1650 - 1700. The shaft is conical, tapering from the flat base towards the top. At the apex is a cockerel, its head and neck are undecorated, the wings are incised on the body and a moulded fantail is present at the rear. 
Height: 45.3 mm
Width: 25.2 
Weight: 12.4

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 45.3 mm
Width: 25.2 mm
Weight: 12.4 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: RCM 0745

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Long Whatton and Diseworth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4724
Four figure Latitude: 52.811505
Four figure longitude: -1.3041517
1:25K map: SK4724
1:10K map: SK42SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Mudlarking
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Other

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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