NCL-7A1697: Post-Medieval lead heart pendant

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Unique ID: NCL-7A1697

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A cast lead heart-shaped pendant of the post-Medieval period. The pendant is decorated on both faces. On one face, the inside border of the heart is beaded and circumscribes a smaller beaded heart. Inside this 2nd heart are 3 beaded circles with a dot in the centre of each. The other face has another circle and dot in each of the top lobes of the heart, and a vertical line that separates the heart into two halves. The lowest 2/3 is separated by two more lines across the width. The middle panels each have two dots, and the lowest panels have 3 dots. In between the two lobes at the top of the heart is a small circular perforation.


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Post AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26.95 mm
Width: 21.28 mm
Thickness: 2.35 mm
Weight: 6.7 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 5th August 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Wycliffe with Thorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ1313
Four figure Latitude: 54.512142
Four figure longitude: -1.800721
1:25K map: NZ1313
1:10K map: NZ11SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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