NLM-D6D1F8: Post-Medieval Door Escutcheon

Rights Holder: North Lincolnshire Museum
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Unique ID: NLM-D6D1F8

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

Copper alloy lock escutcheon. Cast plate of indented shield shape with small two knops below and a larger knop above, the latter with a stud presumably relating to its fixing and movement. A sun or star symbol and the legend: IMPROVED/HAND/MADE appear on the outer side, while black paint traces appear on the back. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1850-1900.

Length: 56.6mm, Width: 34mm, Thickness (clear of lug): 2.7mm, Weight: 23.44gms

Class: Escutcheon

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: 56.6 mm
Width: 34 mm
Thickness: 2.7 mm
Weight: 23.44 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th May 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM39268

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Incised or engraved or chased

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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