NLM-421E08: Post-Medieval Furniture Fitting

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Unique ID: NLM-421E08

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper alloy furniture fragment. A cast curved D-section handle, expanded at one end where opposed lugs may have permitted it to move in a single plane. The convex side of the object bears a central band of moulded cabled decoration. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900.

Length: 55.8mm, Width (at lugs): 25.9mm, Thickness: 10.3mm, Weight: 34.30gms

Class: Handle

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1850
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55.8 mm
Width: 25.9 mm
Thickness: 10.3 mm
Weight: 34.3 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 14th October 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM37977

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Burwell

Spatial coordinates

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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Updated: 12 months ago

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