BERK-520185: Chalgrove: Local Medieval pot sherd

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Unique ID: BERK-520185

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A rim sherd from a locally handmade dish or platter, dating to the Medieval period. The fabric is grainy and has been oxidised to a buff orange colour while retaining a grey core. 13th - 16th century. The sherd measures 31mm long, 41.5mm wide, 6mm thick and weighs 12.69gms.

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Current location of find: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1200
Date to: AD 1550

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31 mm
Width: 41.5 mm
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 12.69 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 17th November 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Anni Byard
Identified by: Miss Anni Byard

Materials and construction

Primary material: Pottery
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Chalgrove (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6396
Four figure Latitude: 51.659263
Four figure longitude: -1.090623
1:25K map: SU6396
1:10K map: SU69NW
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: Gardening
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Garden

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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