YORYM-36DD22: Medieval skillet handle

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Unique ID: YORYM-36DD22

Object type certainty: Certain
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Small 'skillet' handle, slightly tapered. decorated with four parallel grooves running the length.


From Rally at Wragby, Lincolnshire.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 71.7 mm
Width: 23.7 mm
Thickness: 9.5 mm
Weight: 85.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st August 2006

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Simon Holmes
Identified by: Mr David Evans

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Wragby

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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