SUSS-750207: Post Medieval Mount

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Unique ID: SUSS-750207

Object type certainty: Certain
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A probably complete, corroded and worn cast copper-alloy Post Medieval mount with integrally cast shank, c. AD 1500-1700. This artefact is lentoid in plan with a curving outer surface, and a concave underside. It is plain and undecorated and has a central, square in section blunted shank. This artefact has an overal mid-dark green colour, and can be paralleled with NLM-965723 on this database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.6 mm
Width: 12.7 mm
Thickness: 2.3 mm
Weight: 2.97 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th July 2010

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lucy Ellis
Identified by: Miss Lucy Ellis
Secondary identifier: Miss Stephanie Smith

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Bag 1

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Sussex (County)
District: Lewes (District)
Parish or ward: Firle (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ4807
Four figure Latitude: 50.843602
Four figure longitude: 0.100781
1:25K map: TQ4807
1:10K map: TQ40NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date listed is when received from Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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