PUBLIC-752242: PIPE TAMPER

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PIPE TAMPER

Unique ID: PUBLIC-752242

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

An incomplete Post-Medieval cast copper-alloy Pipe Tamper circa AD1700 - AD1850. The object is in the form of a ring with an oval bezel. From the loop of the ring extends a shaft, which has a collar and then a short section of screw thread. The ring is slightly distorted but is in otherwise good condition. It measures 35.7mm in length, the loop is 28.0mm wide, the thickness of the screw thread is 9.0mm and it weighs 9.5g.

Class: POST MEDIEVAL
Sub class: COPPER ALLOY

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35.7 mm
Width: 28 mm
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 9.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 22nd March 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Len Eeles
Identified by: Mr Len Eeles

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: South Cambridgeshire (District)
To be known as: SOUTH CAMBRIDGESHIRE

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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