SWYOR-6AEDFE: Medieval vessel leg

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Unique ID: SWYOR-6AEDFE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A frgament from a copper alloy vessel leg of Medieval to early Post Medieval date, about AD 1200 - 1600. Only the foot of the leg survives. The leg is a rounded rectangle in section, but with a pronounced central vertical rib, thicker sides, and has a projecting foot. The top is a patinated break. The metal show evidence of burning; a sooty concretion. The leg has a patchy grey green patina. It is 32.4mm long, 43.4mm wide and 26.4mm thick. 87.85g. The leg is 8.4mm thick at the break.

Class: cooking vessel
Sub class: leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 32.4 mm
Width: 43.4 mm
Thickness: 26.4 mm
Weight: 87.85 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st May 2013 - Thursday 13th November 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2427

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
District: Wakefield (Metropolitan District)
Parish or ward: Woolley (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE3113
Four figure Latitude: 53.61263951
Four figure longitude: -1.53290055
1:25K map: SE3113
1:10K map: SE31SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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