Unique ID: DEV-1A8980

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead alloy cast object with a standing figure on one surface for decoration. The other side is plain. At the bottom is a small terminal knop. The item may have been a weight,or possbily some kind of gaming piece. It has also been suggested that the item may be one half of a buckle, which would have linked with an identical item. There is a rivet hole with rivet intact to the left of the figure's shoulder. There are two cub-circular holes to the right of the figure. The item is probably of a postmedieval date.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Period to: MODERN [scope notes | view all attributed records]

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 8th July 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Danielle Wootton - [ view all attributed records]
Identified by: Danielle Wootton - [view all attributed records]

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy [scope notes | view all attributed records]
Manufacture method: Cast [scope notes | view all attributed records]

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Spatial metadata

Region: North West
County: Cheshire West And Chester
District: Cheshire West And Chester
Parish: Upton-by-chester

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ4069
Four figure Latitude: 53.214655 Four figure longitude: -2.899953
1:25K map: SJ4069
1:10K map: SJ46NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector [scope notes]

Adjacent Domesday Book places

Domesday data within 2 km of discovery point is surfaced via the excellent Open Domesday website.

References cited

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Created: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Updated: Tuesday 5th November 2013

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