YORYM-C06285: Post-medieval : Vessel

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-C06285

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper-alloy pot leg from a large cooking or storage vessel, dating from the late medieval to post-medieval period. The leg is vaguely rectangular in profile and tapers to a small splayed foot at one end. At the other end is the remains of the join where the leg would have been attached to a vessel. The object is a mid greenish-brown mottled colour, and the surface is heavily pitted and very corroded.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 48.7 mm
Width: 17.7 mm
Thickness: 11.1 mm
Weight: 48.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st May 2008

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Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Near Stillington

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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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