WILT-82BA49: Medieval to post medieval: Unidentified object

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Unique ID: WILT-82BA49

Object type certainty: Certain
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An iron and copper alloy tinned unidentified object, potentially dating between the medieval and post medieval period AD 1200- 1800

The object is sub triangular in shape with a square shape tip rather than an acute angle. The widest edge of the object has five uneven knops, the edges which taper and small base edge are straight and clean cut. On the top of the plate of the item is a small oval aperture. There tinning is also located on the plate and there is also evidence of dots for decoration. On the reverse side of the object is a fragment of a second layer which is highly corroded.

Overall, the height of the object is 28.23mm, the width is 15.55mm, the thickness is 6.45mm and the weight is 4.53g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 28.23 mm
Width: 15.55 mm
Thickness: 6.45 mm
Weight: 4.53 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5037

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Tin or tin alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Nettleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST8077
Four figure Latitude: 51.49158768
Four figure longitude: -2.28946208
1:25K map: ST8077
1:10K map: ST87NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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