PUBLIC-4EC075:

Rights Holder: Kent County Council
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Rights Holder: Kent County Council
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Rights Holder: Kent County Council
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PADLOCK

Unique ID: PUBLIC-4EC075

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An incomplete copper alloy Medieval cylindrical barrel padlock mechanism, c.AD 1200-1400.

The padlock mechanism consists of a two cylindrical sections connected by a rectangular central section. The upper cylindrical section has a circular perforation, the lower is solid. The rectangular projection has a small circular projection in its centre.The solid cylindrical section has two rectangular projections which have circular perforations at the terminals and show evidence of solder on both the upper and lower face.

Measurements: 31.49mm in length, 7.94mm in width, 23.31mm high and 6.46g in wieght

Discussion: Similar objects are recorded in Read 'Metal Artefacts of Antiquity' 2001 fig47 page 73 no 571, and are frequently reported to the PAS such as :KENT-FCD35D andWILT-885032.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 31.49 mm
Height: 23.1 mm
Width: 7.94 mm
Weight: 6.46 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 6th October 2013

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Richard Morrissey
Identified by: Mr Richard Morrissey

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
Parish or ward: Walpole (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM3674
Four figure Latitude: 52.31334505
Four figure longitude: 1.46092988
1:25K map: TM3674
1:10K map: TM37SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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