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Unique ID: NMS-39DB86

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete iron and copper alloy handle from an item of cutlery, probably a knife, dating to the period c. AD 1650 - 1850. It consists of a central iron tang, now heavily corroded, sandwiched between two covex sheet copper alloy plates. The plates exhibit a scrolling foliate design in low relief. Each plate is held in place by two rivets spaced evenly along the surviving length. The tang and both plates all termnate in old breaks.

See also: BH-C67493.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 43.8 mm
Width: 11.2 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 6.2 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 9th June 2018 - Saturday 9th June 2018

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: 62262
Other reference: NHRG062018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Iron
Secondary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Kenninghall (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM0585
Four figure Latitude: 52.42454153
Four figure longitude: 1.01357979
1:25K map: TM0585
1:10K map: TM08NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 8 months ago
Updated: 8 months ago

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