SOMDOR-9AE3A5: Medieval or Post Medieval Cooking Vessel

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Unique ID: SOMDOR-9AE3A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy cauldron leg. D sectioned leg which flares towards the base and has a thick, rounded collar near the top. The back is flat and undecorated and the fornt is decorated with five longitudinal cast ridges (the same alignment above and below the collar). The collar is undecorated. The underside of the foot is worn and blackened. Originally soldered to a cauldron or skillett. Date: Post-medieval 16th to 17th century

Class: Cooking Vessel
Sub class: Leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 92.13 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 2003

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Winterbourne Steepleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY6190
Four figure Latitude: 50.708318
Four figure longitude: -2.55369
1:25K map: SY6190
1:10K map: SY60SW
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: SOMDOR
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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