SWYOR-808213: a medieval vessel fragment: part of a cooking pot leg

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Unique ID: SWYOR-808213

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a cast, copper alloy, cauldron leg, dating from 1200-1500AD. It is triangular in section; one angle of the base of the triangle is more acute than the other. There is no obvious foot: the end of the leg is simply rounded off. It has a light green patina and is 19.7mm long, 21.8mm wide and 10.2mm thick. It weighs 16.14gm.

Class: Cooking vessel
Sub class: Leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 19.7 mm
Width: 21.8 mm
Thickness: 10.2 mm
Weight: 16.14 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 19th September 2010

Rally details.

This object was found at Grange de Lings, Lincolnshire

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 1269

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: North Carlton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9577
Four figure Latitude: 53.281473
Four figure longitude: -0.576598
1:25K map: SK9577
1:10K map: SK97NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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