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CANDLE SNUFFER

Unique ID: NMS-75F9FC

Object type certainty: Certain
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Side-plate and base-plate of a post-medieval copper alloy candle snuffer or wick trimmer, now separate but formerly held together by silvery solder. Decoration on the side-plate comprises engraved lines and punched dots and ring-and-dots and there is a single off-centre ring-and-dot on the base-plate. Many very similarly decorated examples have been recorded, e.g. HAMP-917D56, SOM-409575 and NMS-400F8A. Length 73.4mm. Mid 16th - mid 18th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 73.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 16th April 2019 - Monday 17th June 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 63310
Other reference: NMD062019

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete
Surface Treatment: Multiple

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Hindringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF9936
Four figure Latitude: 52.88462593
Four figure longitude: 0.9562109
1:25K map: TF9936
1:10K map: TF93NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 11 days ago
Updated: 11 days ago

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