ESS-D369E3: Post Medieval Powder Measure

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POWDER MEASURE

Unique ID: ESS-D369E3

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A cast, lead alloy cap from a powder measure dating to the Post Medieval (1600 - 1700 AD). It has a circular base with straight sides and an open top. There are no side lugs although there appears to be scarring on at least one side. It measures 20mm in diameter.

For an almost identical example see Courtney (1988: 2) Fig. 3. For an example on the database see SOM-5A0707.

Notes:

Recorded from information and images supplied by finder, artefact not seen by FLO.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Diameter: 20 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 1994 - Saturday 31st December 1994

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Sarah R Deacon
Identified by: Mr Mike Cuddeford
Secondary identifier: Miss Sarah R Deacon

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Finder's Reference 045-A0008

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Essex (County)
District: Chelmsford (District)
Parish or ward: Chignall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TL6611
Four figure Latitude: 51.77305824
Four figure longitude: 0.4045884
1:25K map: TL6611
1:10K map: TL61SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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