WILT-1CC9D1: Medieval/ Post-Medieval spoon

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Unique ID: WILT-1CC9D1

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete lead/ pewter spoon of Later Medieval/ Early Post Medieval date (AD 1300 – AD 1650). It measures 97.71mm in incomplete length, 46.25mm in max.width, is 2.15mm thick (bowl) and weighs 43.2g. The bowl is fig-shaped with a little (recent) damage at the wider end. The stem is incomplete and hexagonal in cross-section, measuring 5.75x5.52mm at the (old) break. The stem narrows to a point on the reverse of the bowl. Cf. LIN-9A2DA2, WAW-06E0C0


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: AD 1300
Date to: AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 97.71 mm
Width: 46.25 mm
Thickness: 2.15 mm
Weight: 43.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 2009

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Pewter
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
District: Swindon (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wroughton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1579
Four figure Latitude: 51.509732
Four figure longitude: -1.785254
1:25K map: SU1579
1:10K map: SU17NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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: 13 years ago
Updated: 11 years ago

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