NCL-9F7666: Iron nail of uncertain date

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Unique ID: NCL-9F7666

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

A hand-forged iron nail of uncertain date, Roman-Modern.

The nail has a square head and a square-sectioned shaft, which is bent in an S-shape.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.77 mm
Width: 5.15 mm
Thickness: 4.69 mm
Weight: 6.5 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lucy Cummings
Identified by: Mr Alex Sangster

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Whittington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY9971
Four figure Latitude: 55.03352
Four figure longitude: -2.01718
1:25K map: NY9971
1:10K map: NY97SE
WOEID: 12602156
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Recording Institution: NCL
Created: Wednesday 21st March 2012
Updated: Monday 26th March 2012

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