WILT-CD86E8: Undatable (probably Medieval/ post medieval) Metal working debris

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Unique ID: WILT-CD86E8

Object type certainty: Certain
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Probably medieval or post-medieval in date, a copper alloy casting sprue or mis-cast object. It measures 53x44.6mm and a max.thickness of 16.1mm. It weighs 85.64g. In shape, the object is similar to a cauldron foot. It is oval in section with a widened 'top' set at angle. The object narrows to the opposite end. However this is surrounded with thinner 'spills' of copper alloy.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1066
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 53 mm
Width: 44.6 mm
Thickness: 16.1 mm
Weight: 85.64 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Katie Hinds
Identified by: Ms Katie Hinds

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Canterbury (District)
Parish or ward: Bishopsbourne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR1753
Four figure Latitude: 51.23490158
Four figure longitude: 1.10708239
1:25K map: TR1753
1:10K map: TR15SE
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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WILT
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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