WILT-164EF4: Medieval vessel foot

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Unique ID: WILT-164EF4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late medieval/ early post medieval copper alloy foot from probably a large and substantial cauldron. On the underside it is D-shaped , the long straight side being beneath the toes.
The toes slope upwards and backwards so the foot is triangular in section, being thickest at the (ancient) break. there is a central rib which ends just below the break. The toes downturn very sharply.
Measures 52mm wide, 39.5mm long and 26.5mm thick. Weighs 139.78g.

Class: foot

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: AD 1400
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.5 mm
Width: 52 mm
Thickness: 26.5 mm
Weight: 139.78 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 26th January 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: East Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Holt (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8661
Four figure Latitude: 51.34790482
Four figure longitude: -2.20240444
1:25K map: ST8661
1:10K map: ST86SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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