YORYM-B04C52: Medieval : Vessel

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Unique ID: YORYM-B04C52

Object type certainty: Certain
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One sherd of medieval pottery. A coarse orange/red sandy fabric with a grey core. The sherd is decorated with an applied thumbed strip. The fabric is similar to 'Staxton' ware from Wharram Percy, produced from roughly 1150-1450.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Date from: Circa AD 1150
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49.7 mm
Width: 39.7 mm
Thickness: 10.7 mm
Weight: 19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Barry Crump
Identified by: Barry Crump

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Market Weighton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
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: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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