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DEV-6C48E7: Post-medieval to modern thimble

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Unique ID: DEV-6C48E7

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A machine-made copper-alloy thimble of post-medieval to modern date.

The pattern of incuse dots is still clear, but parts of the rim have been damaged.


EDMDC find, recorded as part of a site assemblage. Not seen by FLO

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1800
Date to: Circa AD 1950

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th January 2008

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: East Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Stockland (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST2404
Four figure Latitude: 50.830526
Four figure longitude: -3.080513
1:25K map: ST2404
1:10K map: ST20SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: whilst metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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