NLM-C2EC24: Post-Medieval possible Tuning Peg

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Unique ID: NLM-C2EC24

Object type certainty: Possibly
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Lead and iron possible tuning peg or instrument key. A globular flat-sided handle of lead with the stub of a ferrous metal pin projecting from a short [6mm] collar. The sides may be flattened further by having been gripped by a tool to adjust strings. Suggested date: post-Medieval, 1650-1800.

Length: 23.4mm, Width: 15.8mm, Thickness (at collar): 8.9mm, Weight: 17.77gms

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.4 mm
Width: 15.8 mm
Thickness: 8.9 mm
Weight: 17.77 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 29th January 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM38686

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Epworth

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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