SUR-33DC8B: Post medieval: Barrel tap

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Unique ID: SUR-33DC8B

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

A Post Medieval copper alloy barrel tap handle. The handle takes the form of a crested bird with a ring and dot for its eye. On one side of the handle is a small stamped bird going right ; this is probably the maker's stamp.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55.11 mm
Width: 31.42 mm
Weight: 15.98 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B15-1295

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Bulford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU1543
Four figure Latitude: 51.18603347
Four figure longitude: -1.78675975
1:25K map: SU1543
1:10K map: SU14SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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