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Unique ID: LANCUM-F41A76

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

A fragment of a stone that appears to in the form of a claw. It was found in the River Ribble and is water damaged and may have be natural and sculptured by the water. Having said that it does appear to have been worked and is likely to be either an architectural fragment or a component element of a sculpture. Period unknown but possibly post-medieval.

The length is 90mm, the width is 48mm thickness 36mm and the weight 203.25g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 145 mm
Width: 98 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 18th April 2017 - Saturday 18th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Stuart Noon
Identified by: Mr Stuart Noon
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: South Ribble (District)
Parish or ward: Samlesbury (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5830
Four figure Latitude: 53.76464569
Four figure longitude: -2.63861317
1:25K map: SD5830
1:10K map: SD53SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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