YORYM-D148D4: Medieval to post-medieval : Weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: YORYM-D148D4

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A complete medium sized, heart-shaped lead weight, with rounded and wide edges. The weight features a large cross, each arm terminates with rounded knop. The reverse is flat. Due to a lack of excavated examples and lack of context the weight can only be dated to the medieval to post-medieval period. The weight is complete. The lead is a dark whitish-grey colour.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1650

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 49.9 mm
Width: 37.7 mm
Thickness: 9.7 mm
Weight: 119 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st December 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Liz Andrews-Wilson

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Bempton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: Tuesday 3rd March 2009
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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