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KEY (LOCKING)

Unique ID: NMS-016165

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

Incomplete post-medieval copper alloy rotary key, comprising a kidney-shaped bow with twin internal projections next to a triple ribbed moulding and a small length of the shank. Probably as Read 2001, 67-8, fig. 47 nos. 564-7. Extant length 23mm. Width of bow 16mm. Mid 16th - 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23 mm
Width: 16 mm

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: 24087
Other reference: SB022017

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Wormegay (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF6612
Four figure Latitude: 52.68026659
Four figure longitude: 0.45412593
1:25K map: TF6612
1:10K map: TF61SE
What3Words: dynasties.embarks.brass
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: Monday 20th March 2017
Updated: Monday 20th March 2017

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