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Record ID: SOM-EDD1D6
Object type: HOOK
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
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A medieval copper alloy harbick, shear-board hook or havette of Read's Class C, Type 1 dating to the period c.AD 1400 - 1600. The havette is formed of a piece of sheet metal which has been cut into shape. The upper edges of the plate are bowed and taper to a flattened apex. At the apex of the plate is a drilled circular perforation. One one side of the plate there is a transverse groove running along the edge of the plate on either side of the perforation. The lower edge of the plate is straight. Each arm tapers to a sharp inward curved hook. Both faces are covered in filing striation…
Created on: Thursday 25th February 2016
Last updated: Monday 7th March 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Sherborne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOMDOR215
Object type: HOOK
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Small copper alloy hook attachment. Rectangular plate with hook on two long edges. One hook to back, other to front. This may date from late 14th century.
Created on: Monday 1st November 1999
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'DORSET WEST STAFFORD', grid reference and parish protected.


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