LVPL-613386: Post Medieval gun flint

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GUNFLINT

Unique ID: LVPL-613386

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post-Medieval gun flint from the 17/18th centuries. It is roughly square in plan, with sloping edges to give it a trapezoidal side view. It is made from a dark grey flint.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 8.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th March 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Christleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4565
Four figure Latitude: 53.179245
Four figure longitude: -2.824397
1:25K map: SJ4565
1:10K map: SJ46NE
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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