PAS-7D9714: Water Newton: Crotal Bell

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Unique ID: PAS-7D9714

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An intact Post Medieval copper alloy crotal bell. The bell has the incised letters WG and an incised UUUU around the circumference. Rectangular attachment loop with circular hole for the cord to traverse through. From the image generated at the rally, it looks like the bell is either dented or has a sound hole adjacent to the attachment loop.

Class: Crotal

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Retained by the finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1799

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 37 mm
Diameter: 30 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 17th August 2007 - Saturday 18th August 2007

Rally details.

This object was found at Water Newton I

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Daniel Pett
Identified by: Mr Daniel Pett

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 6391

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Huntingdonshire (District)
Parish or ward: Water Newton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL1295
Four figure Latitude: 52.541347
Four figure longitude: -0.349975
1:25K map: TL1295
1:10K map: TL19NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found at the Water Newton rally
Current location: Retained by the finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: PAS
Created: Friday 29th February 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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