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CAULDRON

Unique ID: LVPL838

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Complete bronze tripod cauldron. Slight damage where one of the legs joins the base. One of the original handles has been replaced in antiquity by a very crude repair.

Notes:

Two sherds of typical green salt glaze medieval pottery of pale orange fabric were found next to the rim of the cauldron on excavation. The cauldron was buried approximately 2 feet under the turf on a pasture field.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 27th June 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath
Identified by: Mr James Robinson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Rally organised by West Lancs. MDC
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 19 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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