PUBLIC-A826F3: Modern flint gunflint

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GUNFLINT

Unique ID: PUBLIC-A826F3

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A complete knapped gun-flint from a flintlock musket of the Post Medieval period, dating from c. AD 1500 - c. AD 1750. The flint is rectangular in shape with a notch removed at one corner and triangular in cross-section at one end and rectangular in cross section at the other end.. The flint is dark blackish-grey in colour with some lighter inclusions.

Length: 30.9mm, width 28.3mm, thickness: 8.5mm, weight :10.5g

See BERK-736C0C for a discussion of gunflints.

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 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.9 mm
Width: 28.3 mm
Thickness: 8.5 mm
Weight: 10.5 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Allan Crease
Identified by: Dr Allan Crease

Materials and construction

Primary material: Flint
Manufacture method: Knapped/flaked
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Newton and Haceby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0636
Four figure Latitude: 52.91098165
Four figure longitude: -0.42519053
1:25K map: TF0636
1:10K map: TF03NE
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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