SUR-BF7905: Post medieval: Oyster shell and lead

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: SUR-BF7905

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

A lump of lead attached to an oyster shell, presumably through a hole in the shell. The purpose of this object is unclear but it may be a leather worker's palm guard. See IOW-A9A877 for a detailed description of an object similar construction.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 73.23 mm
Width: 51.62 mm
Weight: 150 g

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 14-1410

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Secondary material: Other
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Shepway (District)
Parish or ward: Ivychurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR0329
Four figure Latitude: 51.02451812
Four figure longitude: 0.89331248
1:25K map: TR0329
1:10K map: TR02NW
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: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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