SUR-66BEB2: Post medieval: Thimble

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Unique ID: SUR-66BEB2

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

A copper alloy sewing ring with four tiers of circular pits arranged in a left-hand spiral. Left-hand spirals were used on thimbles during the 15th century (Read 2018, 7).

Class: ring

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 10.03 mm
Weight: 4.34 g
Diameter: 21.3 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: 15-13

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Tandridge (District)
Parish or ward: Bletchingley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3251
Four figure Latitude: 51.24291231
Four figure longitude: -0.11031662
1:25K map: TQ3251
1:10K map: TQ35SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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