Nail

1973/053

Wrought iron nail found within a hollow spandrel of Dean Bridge Edinburgh

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Description

Wrought iron nail found within a hollow spandrel of Dean Bridge Edinburgh in 1973. Length 5 in with 0.375 in square tapered section shaft.

Possibly used for fastening temporary timberwork during construction.

Additional information

Acquisition Number

1973/053

Item Type

Short Description

Wrought iron pin

Manufactured by

Date of Manufacture

c. 1833

Sub-items

None

Supporting Items

None

Makers Number

None

Dimensions (mm)

Nail: 124 (L). Shaft: 11 x 11. Head (domed) 23 (dia).

Marks

Modern MS label "Old nail found in hollow spandrel of Dean Bridge 1973

Donor

Date Donated

June 1973

Materials

Wrought iron

Condition

Fair – rusted

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