LEIC-84955C: Post Medieval Dress Hook.

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Unique ID: LEIC-84955C

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Post medieval lead alloy dress hook. Length 18mm, width 10mm, thickness 4mm, weight 2.73g. The object is incomplete and consisists of two parts of a trefoil shaped motif. These have a slightly hollow underside and a domed upper surface with a raised decoration of a quatrefoil of small annulets with a central granule and a granule in the interstices.The edge is engrailed. There is an annulet inbetween the bottom of the two domes and above where the third dome would have been attached. The surface is patinated and slightly corroded. Class D, Type 5. Read,2008, pg71, pl 232.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: Circa AD 1540
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 18 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 2.73 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Theresa Oswin
Identified by: Mrs Theresa Oswin

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Queniborough (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6411
Four figure Latitude: 52.69291105
Four figure longitude: -1.05450564
1:25K map: SK6411
1:10K map: SK61SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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