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SPUR

Unique ID: NMS-EEDA22

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Incomplete post medieval copper alloy spur dating to the period c. AD 1600 - 1700. Only one arm survives, terminating in an old break at one end and an incomplete figure-eight terminal at the other.

Read (1988) illustrates a spur with a similar drooped and expanded rowel box, but with a longer neck, on page 157, no.1056, which is dated from c.1660-1750.

Margeson (1993) illustrates a similar spur on page 222, fig.170, no.1803, which dates from the second half of the 17th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 63 mm
Width: 3.5 mm
Thickness: 9.8 mm
Weight: 7.8 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 16th July 2017 - Sunday 16th July 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 14104
Other reference: IND28092017JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Long Stratton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM1991
Four figure Latitude: 52.47297414
Four figure longitude: 1.22307312
1:25K map: TM1991
1:10K map: TM19SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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