HESH-5EFC15: Medieval: skimmer vessel fragment

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Unique ID: HESH-5EFC15

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

Rally ID: 32

Medieval: A cast copper alloy sheet with punched or drilled holes. Probably a fragment from a skimmer, of Medieval dating (1300 to 1600 AD).

Length: 33.0mm
Width: 24.8mm
Thickness: 1.2mm
Weight: 2.9 grams.

Artefact was photographed.


Recorded in the field at DW Ludlow 2 Rally on Sunday 5th September 2010.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 33 mm
Width: 24.8 mm
Thickness: 1.2 mm
Weight: 2.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Detecting Wales Rally - Ludlow 2 (05/09/10)

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill
Secondary identifier: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Other reference numbers

Other reference: DW Ludlow 2 / Rally ID: 32

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Ludlow 2 rally

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: HESH
Created: Thursday 6th January 2011
Updated: Tuesday 10th January 2012

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