WILT-F0BD64: Medieval/ Post Medieval unidentified object

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Unique ID: WILT-F0BD64

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Medieval copper alloy roughly square-shaped piece of sheet metal, with a rivet hole c.2.5mm in diameter at each corner. The object measures 36.4x38.4x0.6mm and weighs 4.17g. Two of the corners have been cut across diagonally. Another corner is curved. The object is slightly bent. One rivet appears intact in one rivet hole, apparently made of iron. Possible a vessel or other repair.


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 36.4 mm
Width: 38.4 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 4.17 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st March 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: Oxfordshire (County)
District: West Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Filkins and Broughton Poggs (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2303
Four figure Latitude: 51.725252
Four figure longitude: -1.668414
1:25K map: SP2303
1:10K map: SP20SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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