SUR-3D1C1E: Post medieval: Candle snuffer

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CANDLE SNUFFER

Unique ID: SUR-3D1C1E

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

A fragment of a Post Medieval copper-alloy candle snuffer of box and lid construction. The scissor-action handles are largely missing. The object is similar to WILT-CE4C21 and LON-D29221.

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 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 87.92 mm
Width: 31.3 mm
Thickness: 9.44 mm
Weight: 50.4 g

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 16-964

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Surrey (County)
District: Guildford (District)
Parish or ward: Worplesdon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU9452
Four figure Latitude: 51.25942236
Four figure longitude: -0.65425856
1:25K map: SU9452
1:10K map: SU95SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: SUR
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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