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Cresset

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found at Hume, Berwickshire

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000-100-103-610-C

Cresset

Cressets have cavities used for holding oil in which lighted wicks were floated. This sandstone cresset with seven cavities dates from between the 12th and 14th century. It was found in the foundations of an old house at Hume in Berwickshire.

Cresset of grey sandstone with seven cavities, from Hume, Berwickshire, 1100 - 1400


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Online ID: 000-100-103-610-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.MGS 4
Date: 1100 - 1400
Between the 12th and 14th century
Material: Sandstone, grey
Dimensions: 12.40" x 9.75" x 4.75"
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Subject: Cressets (NMAS Classification)
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Where: Scotland, Berwickshire, Hume
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