WAW-154B5A: Post Medieval spoon (plan).

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Unique ID: WAW-154B5A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval (14th to mid 17th century) spoon: The terminal and most of the stem remains of the copper alloy spoon. The terminal is an acorn. The stem is oval in section and gradulay expands towards the lower broken edge. The surface has a red-brown matte colour with traces of a dark green patina.

The object measures 69.85mm in length and 5.58mm in thickness. The object weighs 10.3g.

Generally spoons with decorative finials are dated to the 14th to mid 17th century Geake (Geake 2001Finds Recording Guide 1.1unpublished p. 77).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 69.85 mm
Thickness: 5.58 mm
Weight: 10.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 14th January 2016 - Thursday 14th April 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Carina Hughes
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Malvern Hills (District)
Parish or ward: Leigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO7653
Four figure Latitude: 52.17473072
Four figure longitude: -2.35237195
1:25K map: SO7653
1:10K map: SO75SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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