SWYOR-979B63: Towton 15; iron shot ammunition

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Unique ID: SWYOR-979B63

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A shot or piece of ammunition made from iron dating from the post medieval period. It is spherical with a diameter of 29.5mm. It weighs 94.64g.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 94.64 g
Diameter: 29.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1982 - Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Saxton with Scarthingwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4738
Four figure Latitude: 53.836136
Four figure longitude: -1.287285
1:25K map: SE4738
1:10K map: SE43NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 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: SWYOR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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