LVPL-A484A3: Post-Medieval mount

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MOUNT

Unique ID: LVPL-A484A3

Object type certainty: Certain
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A cast copper alloy mount dating to the Post-Medieval period. The object is asymmetrical and flat with a horizontal lobe projection at one end and two oval projections at the opposite end. It is decorated with curvilinear grooves in a foliate design. The rear of the object has a rectangular sectioned lug at each end. The object has a dark brown patina. A similar example which can be found in Read, (2001), p30 is no. 350. It can be dated to the 16th century.

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.52 mm
Width: 18.8 mm
Thickness: 6.25 mm
Weight: 4.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warrington (Unitary Authority)
District: Warrington (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Winwick

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Found while 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: LVPL
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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