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SPOON

Unique ID: LVPL72

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Trefoil handled pewter spoon with round bowl. Rats tail attachment of handle. Cast relief initials (W*S) within a heart with a double chevron above on reverse of top of handle (possibly makers mark). Front of top of handle bears cast relief crude design of a Roman emperors head wearing a radiate crown. This is surrounded on both sides by curving chevrons giving effect of a laurel wreath. There is some curvilinear decoration extending halfway down the handle.

Notes:

diameter of bowl 50mm

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1675
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 178 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath

Materials and construction

Primary material: Pewter
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: CUMBRIA STAINMORE

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 21 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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