LANCUM-E60F77: Post-Medieval to Modern Hook

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Unique ID: LANCUM-E60F77

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Cast copper alloy hook. Probably Post-Medieval to modern in date. The main shaft is circular in section and its terminus has been filed flat. The ‘hook’ portion is hemispherical in section and is 2mm wide. Probably used for fishing or in the farming process to connect chains.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 82 mm
Width: 10.5 mm
Thickness: 3.5 mm
Weight: 6.57 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st November 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lisa Keys
Identified by: Miss Lisa Keys

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
Parish or ward: Carnforth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD4970
Four figure Latitude: 54.123317
Four figure longitude: -2.781825
1:25K map: SD4970
1:10K map: SD47SE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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