Pipe Tamper of St George and dragon

Photo: Northamptonshire County Council CC By SA2.0
Object type: Pipe tamper
Period: Post Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 16/11/2021
Location: Everdon


An incomplete copper alloy pipe tamper dating to AD 1650-1800 depicting St George slaying the dragon. Beneath the dragon there is a circular collar below which is a break, but which would have formed the top of the shaft of the tamper.