York,16-22 Coppergate
Masonry hook
Late 12th century

The rear half of the shank is flattened and widened, and one of the faces has five vertical indentations punched into it. They provided a key for the mortar in a stone or brick wall. Dimensions: Shank: L.165, W.25, T.14; hook:L.76, W.14, T.11mm

Ottaway, P. and Rogers, N.S.H., 2002. Craft and Industry, and Everyday Life: Finds from Medieval York, The Archaeology of York 17/15
Location and accession details
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7, sf41

(Photo: S. I. Hill © York Archaeological Trust)

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