SWYOR-05AF02: Medieval cooking vessel leg

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VESSEL

Unique ID: SWYOR-05AF02

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment from the leg of a copper alloy vessel, probably a cooking pot or cauldron of Medieval or Post-Medieval date, AD 1200 - 1600. The front face of the leg is slightly convex and has a prominent central ridge running down the centre. The ridge is rounded and terminates in a triangular point. The reverse of the leg is slightly concave. The upper end of the leg is concave where it joined the base of the vessel. Both front and back of the leg show traces of dark material, probably sooting. The exposed metal has a light green patina. The fragment is 45.7mm long, 37.3mm wide and 20.8mm thick. It weighs 76.56gm.

Class: Cooking vessel
Sub class: leg

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45.7 mm
Width: 37.3 mm
Thickness: 20.8 mm
Weight: 76.56 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 24th April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2890

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: York (Unitary Authority)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wheldrake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6844
Four figure Latitude: 53.88773576
Four figure longitude: -0.966897
1:25K map: SE6844
1:10K map: SE64SE
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

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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