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THIMBLE

Unique ID: NMS-5A4535

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

Post-medieval copper alloy tailor's thimble or sewing ring squashed completely flat, with the sides covered by a spiral of rectangular indentations. Height 10mm. Diameter c.15mm. 16th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 10 mm
Diameter: 15 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 11th February 2014 - Monday 8th December 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 11816
Other reference: KLMD122014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Congham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7222
Four figure Latitude: 52.76820403
Four figure longitude: 0.54801937
1:25K map: TF7222
1:10K map: TF72SW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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