NLM-FEE14B: Medieval Bell fragment

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Unique ID: NLM-FEE14B

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Copper alloy bell fragment. One half, probably the top, of a two piece spherical sheet metal harness or rumbler bell, with a drilled hole at one end of diameter 2mm for a loop [lost]. Crumpled. Suggested date: Late Medieval, 1350-1450.

Diameter: c. 18mm, Height: 9.7mm, Thickness: 0.6mm, Weight: 1.55gms

Class: Spherical

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1350
Date to: Circa AD 1450

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 9.7 mm
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 1.55 g
Diameter: 18 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 10th March 2017

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM35533

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Melton Ross

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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