LANCUM-0F0BA7: LANCUM-0F0BA7: Post-medieval or early modern lead-alloy bottle

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BOTTLE

Unique ID: LANCUM-0F0BA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Small cast lead-alloy bottle dating from the late post-medieval or early modern period, i.e. 1700-1900. The bottle was roughly cast and badly finished with a lop-sided neck and ill-defined shoulders. It is unknown what it was used for but it is possible that it was a small ink bottle. It would have had a stopper made from wood, cork or leather.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Post AD 1700
Date to: Ante AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 66.18 mm
Width: 32 mm
Thickness: 3.86 mm
Weight: 192.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Preston (District)
To be known as: Preston

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

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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