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Unique ID: WAW-622573

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A bodysherd of a handmade ceramic vessel.

The sherd is 12.08mm thick and weighs 5.6g. It is 21.69mm long and 25.72mm wide.

The sherd consists of a bodysherd, in a fabric similar to that published as Q (Sandy with Quartzite) in McSloy 2007, p 25, dated to the Bronze Age (c.2150 BC to c.800 BC).

Sherd specific details:
Fabric type: Frequent quartz and mica inclusions
Sherd type: bodysherd
Wall thickness: 12.08mm
Firing condition: unoxidised exterior, unoxidised core, unoxidised interior.
Hardness: Hard
Surface texture: Rough
Condition of sherds: Slightly abraded

Sherd was not photographed.

Hart, J. and Alexander, M. 2007 Prehistoric, Romano-British and Medieval Remains at Blenheim Farm, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire: Excavations in 2003. Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Reports No. 5. Cotswold Archaeology. Cirencester.

McSloy, E.R. 2007 The Pottery pp24-34 in Hart and Alexander 2007

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: BRONZE AGE
Period from: BRONZE AGE
Period to: BRONZE AGE
Date from: Circa 2150 BC
Date to: Circa 800 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21.69 mm
Width: 25.72 mm
Thickness: 12.08 mm
Weight: 5.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 9th November 2009

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Palmer

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Brailes

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP3041
Four figure Latitude: 52.066565
Four figure longitude: -1.56378
1:25K map: SP3041
1:10K map: SP34SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WAW
Created: 15 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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