NMGW-AC8824: Cooking Vessel leg

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Unique ID: NMGW-AC8824

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast copper alloy leg, probably from a skillet or small cauldron of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The leg has a 'D' shaped cross-section. There is a prominent horizontal moulding on the front of the leg. The sides taper gently towards the foot. The leg has an ancient break at the top with no surviving evidence for the body of the vessel. The base of the foot has evidence of wear.

Class: cooking vessel
Sub class: leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 27.5 mm
Width: 22.7 mm
Thickness: 14.1 mm
Weight: 33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Somerset (County)
District: Taunton Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Wellington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST1120
Four figure Latitude: 50.972513
Four figure longitude: -3.268964
1:25K map: ST1120
1:10K map: ST12SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: About one month ago

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