DOR-BF5356: BF5356. Medieval to post medieval vessel rim

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VESSEL

Unique ID: DOR-BF5356

Object type certainty: Certain
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Fragment of rim from a copper alloy vessel. This is probably a rim from a cauldron or similar vessel. The rim is pointed with a bevelled interior face and flat exterior. The vessel wall is thinned from the rim. The interior surface appears smoothed whilst the exterior is rougher and covered in horzontal scratches. There are traces of sooting on the exterior. Late Medieval to post medieval. Possibly 15th to 18th century. Dimensions: 46.5 mm x 42.2 mm x 6.67 mm Weight: 52.35 g

Class: Cauldron

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 46.5 mm
Width: 42.2 mm
Thickness: 6.67 mm
Weight: 52.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th March 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8902
Four figure Latitude: 50.817439
Four figure longitude: -2.157514
1:25K map: ST8902
1:10K map: ST80SE
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

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Audit data

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

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