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CROTAL

Unique ID: NMS-F7AEB0

Object type certainty: Certain
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Three post-medieval copper alloy crotal bells with two holes in upper half and round ended slot in base;

- large but not well defined median rib. Pea, suspension loop and one side of lower half missing. Very worn, no trace of decoration. Surviving height 26mm. Diameter 29mm.

- rectangular suspension loop with irregular oval hole, prominent but not well defined median rib, corroded iron pea with iron corrosion blocking the upper holes, no trace of decoration. Diameter 27mm. Height 33mm.

-rectangular suspension loop with cast aperture, well defined median rib, very faint traces of cast gadrooning or 'sunburst' decoration on the lower half. Fragments of corroded iron pea and iron corrosion partially blocking one of the upper holes. Diameter 31mm. Height 39mm.

16th - 18th 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 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 23rd July 2014 - Wednesday 24th September 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 60188
Other reference: DDMD092014

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Runhall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0608
Four figure Latitude: 52.63064311
Four figure longitude: 1.04251108
1:25K map: TG0608
1:10K map: TG00NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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