DOR-73E24C: Medieval pot leg fragment.

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Unique ID: DOR-73E24C

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a cast copper alloy pot leg or foot from a cooking vessel dating to a probable Medieval date. The fragment is low and wide with a smooth rounded outer edge and has a D-shaped section. The surface is smooth and grey with no decoration.
Date: Medieval (probably)
Dimensions: 47.1mm x 22.4mm x 12.9mm

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47.1 mm
Width: 22.4 mm
Thickness: 12.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Rally details.

This object was found at Piddletrenthide October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Lucy Bevan
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Other reference numbers

Other reference: FRS 47

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Piddletrenthide (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SY7199
Four figure Latitude: 50.78983684
Four figure longitude: -2.41278403
1:25K map: SY7199
1:10K map: SY79NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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: DOR
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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