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STYLUS

Unique ID: NMS-C28B21

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

Two medieval writing leads (Biddle 1990, 735-8 and 743-6), probably 13th - 14th century:

- distorted, non-tapering and round in cross-section with one pointed end and one straight. Length c.90mm. Diameter 7.2mm.

- incomplete, pointed end only. Extant length 34mm. Diameter 7.5mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th December 2015 - Monday 12th December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 40016
Other reference: SB022017

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Narford (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7713
Four figure Latitude: 52.68576853
Four figure longitude: 0.61720198
1:25K map: TF7713
1:10K map: TF71SE
What3Words: pixies.ambitions.ordering
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Friday 17th March 2017
Updated: Friday 17th March 2017

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