WAW-E6F8F4: Post-medieval spoon

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Unique ID: WAW-E6F8F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A post-medieval incomplete lead alloy spoon. The handle is broadly hexagonal in cross section, it thickens towards the base. The handle is bent outwards towards the tip which has been lost. A small fragment of the bowl survives Part of the bowl survives adjacent to the reinforced stem.

The spoon is 58.45mm in length, 12.4mm in width, 8.35mm thick and weighs 14.5 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1670
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 58.45 mm
Width: 12.4 mm
Thickness: 8.35 mm
Weight: 14.5 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 4266

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Morton Bagot (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP1164
Four figure Latitude: 52.274044
Four figure longitude: -1.840207
1:25K map: SP1164
1:10K map: SP16SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 10 years ago

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