NLM-4211ED: Post-Medieval Bell fragment

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Unique ID: NLM-4211ED

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead alloy bell fragment. One half of a small spherical bell, with an internal groove running around its open edge to receive a protruding flange from its counterpart [lost]. The top of the bell bears an aperture of diameter 2mm, presumably for a separate clapper [also lost]. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1650.

Diameter: 19mm, Height: 12.7mm, Thickness (wall): 0.8mm, Weight: 2.71gms

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 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 12.7 mm
Thickness: 0.8 mm
Weight: 2.71 g
Diameter: 19 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 5th November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37976

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead 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)
Parish or ward: Roxby cum Risby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9317
Four figure Latitude: 53.64125878
Four figure longitude: -0.59476717
1:25K map: SE9317
1:10K map: SE91NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
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Updated: About one year ago

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