DOR-995E01: Post Medieval vessel foot/leg

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VESSEL

Unique ID: DOR-995E01

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

A large copper alloy vessel foot from a cauldron or skillet. The foot is tri-lobed at the front, giving a W shaped cross section. The lobes form ridges running up the body of the foot creating a paw-like shape. At the back the foot is convex and hs a retangular sectioned mid-rib running longitudinally.
Date: Late Medieval to Post Medieval - 15th to 18th century
Dimensions: 24.77 mm x 42.38 mm x 36.32 mm
Weight: 109.18 g

Class: Cauldron or skillet

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.77 mm
Width: 42.38 mm
Thickness: 36.32 mm
Weight: 109.18 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 22nd January 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddlehinton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7196
Four figure Latitude: 50.76286
Four figure longitude: -2.412546
1:25K map: SY7196
1:10K map: SY76NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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