<112> - Unstratified Clay Pipe

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Unstratified Clay Pipe


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Trench 1 MNI 20:
Bowls (MNI 10)
1 type 4 c.1600-40
2 type 9 c.1680-1710
1 type 10 c.1700-40
1 type 12 c.1730-80
1 type 10-12 c.1700-80 with initials IK on sides of heel and stamped crown mark in relief on the base of the heel. Produced by James Kuquit of Cambridge, active c.1713- 50.
1 type 14 c.1820-40
1 fragment c.1680+
1 fragment c.1700+
1 fragment c.1700+ with initials WJ on sides. Does not relate to any known Cambridge makers, one possibility is William Jackson of Wisbech active c.1802-15 as there is some other evidence for occasional items from Wisbech reaching Cambridge.
Heels/spurs (MNI 10)
1 heel probably with initials IK on side. Produced by James Kuquit of Cambridge, active c.1713-50.
1 heel with stamped five petalled Tudor rose mark on base. This mark is paralleled on pipes from London dated c.1610-40
1 heel with initials WP on sides. Possibly William Phipos of Cambridge, who died in 1740.
7 plain heels/spurs
1 curving stem with impressed mark C•Crop within box on side and with unclear text within box on other side, possibly incorporating LONDON. Produced by Charles Crop or Charles Crop & Sons of London active from 1856 onwards (Oswald 1975, 133). As the stem is curved this was probably one of the rather ornate high quality

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