YORYM-A6BDF2: Medieval to post-medieval : Leather working equipment

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: YORYM-A6BDF2

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast lead, irregularly shaped object, though to be a palm guard for textile working or leather working.

Class: Palm guard

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 80.8 mm
Width: 53.8 mm
Thickness: 7.4 mm
Weight: 143 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2007

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
To be known as: Littlethorpe

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
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: YORYM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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