York, 16-22 Coppergate
Churn lid
Early 13th

Oak. This object is the lid of a butter churn. It is made from a heavy board with a hole in the centre through which the plunger passed during butter making.
Dimensions: D.171 T.21mm

Bibliography :
Morris, C.A., 2000. Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Wood and Woodworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York, The Archaeology of York 17/13, 2276-8, 8920
Location and accession details
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7, sf3115

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

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