WILT-D345E0: Post-medieval crotal bell

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BELL

Unique ID: WILT-D345E0

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A complete copper alloy post medieval crotal bell dating to the 16th to mid 17th century. The bell is complete and the pea survives.

The bell is spherical with a rectangular suspension loop at the top. In the top half of the sphere, a circular hole has been cut or cast on either side of the loop. Around the circumference, there is a raised ridge. The lower half of the bell has a long straight opening ending in a circular hole at each end, each just below the raised circumferential ridge. Radiating lines are visible on the lower hemisphere. The bell is 28.15mm in diameter, and with the loop included, the height is 37.62mm. The bell weighs 28.46g. It has a dark grey patina. No decoration can be seen.

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 37.62 mm
Weight: 28.46 g
Diameter: 28.15 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Hazel Fransch
Identified by: Miss Hazel Fransch

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM E2016-92

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Hampshire (County)
District: Hart (District)
Parish or ward: Greywell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU7151
Four figure Latitude: 51.25375591
Four figure longitude: -0.98400776
1:25K map: SU7151
1:10K map: SU75SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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

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