LVPL-60424E: Sieve Huxley Post medieval

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Unique ID: LVPL-60424E

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

A sheet of copper-alloy pierced with irregular holes, probably the riddle plate of a sieve. Dating is difficult as it could either be an earlier piece made before widespread mechanisation or an improvised one of later date.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 119.4 mm
Width: 98 mm
Thickness: 2 mm
Weight: 48.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th January 2019 - Saturday 8th December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Ben Jones
Identified by: Mr Ben Jones

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete
Surface Treatment: Multiple

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Huxley

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From finder
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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