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BELL

Unique ID: NMS-37E7F4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Post medieval copper alloy crotal bell dating to the period c. AD 1550 - 1700. At the top is exhibits an integrally cast loop with a drilled hole for suspension. The upper hemisphere is decorated with an engraved "sunburst" design consisting of double petals radiating from around the suspension loop. It has two sound holes. The upper and lower hemispehere are divided by a circumferential ridge. The lower hemisphere exhibits an engraved "sunburst" design radiating from around the sound slit. The iron pea remains inside the bell.

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
Height: 42 mm
Diameter: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2017 - Monday 27th March 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 62161
Other reference: IND27032017JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9501
Four figure Latitude: 52.571854
Four figure longitude: 0.8760774
1:25K map: TF9501
1:10K map: TF90SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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