SUR-5D4703: Post medieval: Thimble

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: SUR-5D4703

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

A cast copper alloy thimble of 16th or 17th century date. The thimble has seven spiral tiers of pits which continue onto the apex.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Exactly AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.1 mm
Weight: 7.67 g
Diameter: 20.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 30th August 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B14-622

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Basingstoke and Deane (District)
Parish or ward: Monk Sherborne (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6056
Four figure Latitude: 51.29997131
Four figure longitude: -1.14077063
1:25K map: SU6056
1:10K map: SU65NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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