DUR-C5C964: Post Medieval Mount

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Unique ID: DUR-C5C964

Object type certainty: Certain
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A copper alloy mount in the shape of a cross probably dating to the Post Medieval period. The object is in the shape of an equal armed cross, with three two square shaped steps in between each of the arms. There are four square perforations in a box shape in the centre of the object, otherwise it is undecorated. The metal has been folded at the edges, although on one of the arms the metal has been worn away. It is brown/green in colour, weighing 1.5g and measuring 30.43mm in length, 28.57mm in width and 1.73mm in thickness.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1540
Date to: Circa AD 1740

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.43 mm
Width: 28.57 mm
Thickness: 1.73 mm
Weight: 1.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 30th June 2011 - Wednesday 15th February 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emma Morris
Identified by: Miss Emma Morris

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
Parish or ward: Barnby Moor (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6584
Four figure Latitude: 53.348905
Four figure longitude: -1.025035
1:25K map: SK6584
1:10K map: SK68SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
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: DUR
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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