LANCUM-10E295: post medieval cast copper alloy rowel spur

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SPUR

Unique ID: LANCUM-10E295

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete post-medieval copper-alloy rowel spur dates to between c1500 and c1700 AD.
The arms are D-shaped in cross-section, both terminals are missing and part of one of the arms. The rowel shank is oval in cross-section and curved. The rowel is missing but the rowel box is complete.
The length is 95mm, the width is 56mm, and the weight 33.12g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 95 mm
Width: 56 mm
Weight: 33.12 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 3rd June 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Beeston

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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