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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.


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.


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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