LVPL166: Roman copper alloy key (locking)

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Unique ID: LVPL166

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Bronze key handle in familiar openwork trifoliate form set on a baluster-shaped moulding with hollow base to accommodate iron shank


Recorded by Stephen Penney 14.4.98


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: AD 43
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st April 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Built over

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 21 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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