NLM-D1CB17: Thimble from Plompton

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Unique ID: NLM-D1CB17

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy

Thimble. Cast flat-topped Thimble. An incised foot-ring lies below seven circumferential rows of indentations made with a round punch; the flat top features four circumferential rings of similar indentations around a plain central area. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1700. Now partly squashed and torn.

Height: 15.9mm, Width (as found): 23.9mm, Thickness: 1mm, Weight: 3.40gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 15.9 mm
Width: 23.9 mm
Thickness: 1 mm
Weight: 3.4 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009 - Saturday 31st October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM16906

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
To be known as: Plompton

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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: NLM
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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