KENT-F0560B: Lead alloy plam guard

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THIMBLE

Unique ID: KENT-F0560B

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

An uncertain tear-drop shaped lead-alloy object likely post medieval c. AD 1500-1800 palm guard.

Description: The object is tear drop shape in plan, both faces are flat, the sides slant by approx. 10mm from face to face. The object has some minor damage with a nick in one edge a third of the way up. On the narrower face there are the remnants two circular posts, of unknown purpose. The broader face has some slight indentations on the wider part.

Measurements: length: 60.96mm, width: 35.96mm, thickness: 12.23mm, weight: 147.58g.

Class: Palm guard

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 60.96 mm
Width: 35.96 mm
Thickness: 12.23 mm
Weight: 147.58 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Kent (County)
District: Dover (District)
Parish or ward: Denton with Wootton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TR2146
Four figure Latitude: 51.17052014
Four figure longitude: 1.15998154
1:25K map: TR2146
1:10K map: TR24NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: KENT
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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