Find Spot record SWD 106 - Post-medieval glass bottle, Barnaby Cottage, High Street

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Glass bottle, C17, height 9 7/8 inches (25 cm). Formerly recorded as SWD MISC


Grid reference TM 5060 7641 (point)
Map sheet TM57NW


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Full Description

Glass bottle, C17, height 9 7/8 inches (25 cm). Round, flattened body, with long narrow neck. Golden-brown glass. The contents were discarded but a urine test was positive, so may have been used as a witch bottle. Found by donor mortared into the wall of his garden. Given by R L Adams, Barnaby Cottage, High Street, Southwold (S1).

Formerly recorded as SWD MISC

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1972-127, 1972.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Apr 1 2019 3:57PM

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