LANCUM-4B05D2: Cumbria, Helsington: Pot Leg

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VESSEL

Unique ID: LANCUM-4B05D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Copper-alloy pot leg from a medieval cauldron, ewer or skillet. However, it cannot be determined which exact type of vessel it is from. It is a straight leg with foot ending in design of a cat's or lion's paw. This design is fairly common.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49 mm
Width: 34 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 52 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2004 - Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: South Lakeland (District)
Parish or ward: Kendal (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5190
Four figure Latitude: 54.303243
Four figure longitude: -2.754497
1:25K map: SD5190
1:10K map: SD59SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 14 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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