LANCUM-9C10F0: Tudor dress hook / dress fastener

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Unique ID: LANCUM-9C10F0

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post-Medieval Tudor dress hook. Rectangular suspension loop at one end, leading into a circular piece attached to the other end with a slim piece of metal curving into a hook. The hook is complete apart from the central circular piece having some erosion (possibly due to hammered decoration).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 35 mm
Width: 15 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 1.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 20th September 2017 - Wednesday 20th September 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Alys Rouncefield
Identified by: Ms Alys Rouncefield

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Lancaster (District)
To be known as: Over Kellet

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: 12 months ago

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