SUR-658DB4: Post medieval: Thimble

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: SUR-658DB4

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

A 16th century cast copper alloy thimble. The thimble has nine tiers of pits and a there is a spiral of pits on 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: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18.14 mm
Weight: 5.92 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 13th September 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-1379

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: Vale of White Horse (District)
Parish or ward: East Hendred (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4490
Four figure Latitude: 51.60712326
Four figure longitude: -1.3660316
1:25K map: SU4490
1:10K map: SU49SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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