NLM-94B874: Crotal bell fragments from Belton

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Unique ID: NLM-94B874

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

Copper alloy

Possible crotal bell fragments. Two fragments of curved sheet metal, apparently from the spherical body of a bell, and one possibly with a sounding hole of diameter4.4mm. Black coating on the external convex surfaces may hint at an early post-medieval date. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600.

Length (largest): 30mm, Thickness: 0.7mm, Combined weight: 5.19gms.

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 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2
Weight: 5.19 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 10th November 2011

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM19085

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Belton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE7808
Four figure Latitude: 53.562829
Four figure longitude: -0.823846
1:25K map: SE7808
1:10K map: SE70NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: 7 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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