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FURNITURE FITTING

Unique ID: NCL-15A8DD

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete copper alloy Roman or later furniture fitting (c. AD100-400). The object has a rounded top, with a circular cross-section, and has a spherical knop with central dimple on its apex. From the rounded top the object tapers in and out again to form a 'waist', with a step between the top and the 'waist'. There is a further step betwen the 'waist' and the foot of the fitting which is a flat, circular base. There is a circular protrusion for attachment on the underside of the base. The object may be a handle or knob. Simlar examples recorded on the PAS database can be seen in record numbers LIN-4534F1; WMID-F010A6; KENT-712CC9; LEIC-9F0007 and LEIC-4A17B7.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Exactly AD 400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 29th May 2018

Personal details

Recorded by: Mr Andrew Agate
Identified by: Mr Andrew Agate

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hepple (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NY9996
Four figure Latitude: 55.25816934
Four figure longitude: -2.01727796
1:25K map: NY9996
1:10K map: NY99NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal Detecting
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

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Audit data

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

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