IOW-0CF28A: Post-Medieval to Modern: Unidentified Object

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Unique ID: IOW-0CF28A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of an unidentified post-Medieval or Modern copper-alloy and wooden object.

This hinge-like object has a cylindrical tube with a transverse pin through the centre. One arm appears be missing. The incomplete arm consists of strips of wood and copper-alloy kept together by two copper-alloy pins. On one side of the central piece of wood there is a single strip of copper-alloy. On the other side there is a strip of copper-alloy then a strip of wood and then another strip of copper-alloy.

Length: 25.6mm; width: 12.3mm; thickness: 8.6mm. Weight: 3.65.

It is possible that the object is part of dividers.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1950

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.6 mm
Width: 12.3 mm
Thickness: 8.6 mm
Weight: 3.65 g

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Frank Basford
Identified by: Mr Frank Basford

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IOW2018-7-6

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Wood
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
District: Isle of Wight (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Isle of Wight

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
Discovery circumstances: Club rally
Current location: Finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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