LVPL-C3FFE4: Post-Medieval tap

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TAP

Unique ID: LVPL-C3FFE4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A copper alloy fragment from a barrel tap of 18th-19th century date. The object is cylindrical and each end is open. The body is decorated with shallow grooves, extending lengthways but at a slight curved diagonal. One side of the objet has cracked apart. It has a mid-green patina.

Similar ribbed or grooved examples which can be found on the database are WAW-143274, https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/585418 and SUSS-03B1D3, https://finds.org.uk/database/artefacts/record/id/181978.

Dimensions: 23.06mm in length, 22.96mm in width, 17.2g.

Class: Barrel

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1700
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.06 mm
Width: 22.96 mm
Weight: 17.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 14th October 2015 - Wednesday 14th October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Lower Withington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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