YORYM-A33A23: Post-medieval : Pipe Tamper

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PIPE TAMPER

Unique ID: YORYM-A33A23

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete cast copper alloy pipe tamper of post-medieval date. The hoop of the tamper is ovate in plan and circular in section with a sexfoil "bezel". Opposite the bezel a worn projection extends which is now broken but would have attached the tamper proper to the hoop.
The metal has a light reddish-brown patina and is worn. The tamper is 24.8mm long, 18.2mm wide, 1.5mm thick and weighs 2.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.8 mm
Width: 18.2 mm
Thickness: 1.5 mm
Weight: 2.6 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
To be known as: Crayke

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: YORYM
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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