YORYM-4B5F92: Post medieval spur

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Unique ID: YORYM-4B5F92

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An incomplete post-medieval rowel spur, dating to the period c.AD 1500-1800. The spur comprises a a curved band, expanded at its centre, from which a an oval cross-sectioned projection extends at a right angle. The projection is decorated with a a moulded band. It birfurcates and terminates in two rounded terminals, D shaped in cross-section, one of which is now missing. The main band terminates in a worn break at each end. A green patina is on the surface.

The spur measures 45.27mm in lwngth, 34.47mm in width, the band measures 5.45mm n thickness and it weighs 29.89g

Cf. ESS-ECE0CA and IOW-7F112F on the database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 45.27 mm
Width: 34.47 mm
Thickness: 5.45 mm
Weight: 29.89 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05097

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Rylstone (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9659
Four figure Latitude: 54.02697792
Four figure longitude: -2.06255101
1:25K map: SD9659
1:10K map: SD95NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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