LANCUM-E6A9D2: Post-Medieval-Modern Fragment of a Toy Gun

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Unique ID: LANCUM-E6A9D2

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Cast lead toy gun. The barrel is missing and only the front of the handle remains. There are two holes in the handle which would have accommodated rivets to connect the rear face. The handle has ‘DEPOSE’ written in raised relief. They were popular around the 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.5 mm
Width: 23 mm
Thickness: 9.5 mm
Weight: 13.24 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5169
Four figure Latitude: 54.114525
Four figure longitude: -2.751064
1:25K map: SD5169
1:10K map: SD56NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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