YORYM-F593E2: Medieval : Vessel Sherds

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VESSEL

Unique ID: YORYM-F593E2

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A fragment of a ceramic vessel of medieval date. The sherd is a very worn rim fragment. The fabric of the sherds is a light orange colour and is hard and smooth with traces of a dull olive green glaze on one surface. The fabric is similar to the Walmgate ware described in Laing 2003, p.95.

Sherd dimensions; 68.1mm x 28.4mm x 13.8mm; weight: 24.4g The estimated diameter of the original vessel is 28cm and roughly 7% of the original vessel diameter remains.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 68.1 mm
Width: 28.4 mm
Thickness: 13.8 mm
Weight: 24.4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Wheel made
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: Glazed

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
District: Leeds (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Thorner

Spatial coordinates


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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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