YORYM-D1E225: Medieval : Vessel

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Unique ID: YORYM-D1E225

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A lead bung from the mouth of a large medieval vessel. The object is circular in shape, with an edge that tapers downwards. Marks are visible on the edge of the lead object indicating that it was levered out of the neck of the vessel. To one side of the object there is a rounded projection. This was formed when the lead ran into the spout of the object. Similar bungs can be seen in the Yorkshire Museum's medieval Collections.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 102 mm
Width: 75 mm
Thickness: 31.2 mm
Weight: 1.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st April 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson
Secondary identifier: Mr Andrew Morrison

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Near Market Rasen

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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