LVPL-5BFF54: Cast lead incomplete object of uncertain function and of possible medieval date.

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Unique ID: LVPL-5BFF54

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Cast lead incomplete object of uncertain function and of possible medieval date. It is sub-circular in plan and oval in section. The outer edge is raised and rounded on the upper surface while the reverse is flat. The upper surface is decorated with a flower-like design consisting of two raised petals and a raised central circle. Two more petals probably decorated the opposite half which is missing. A raised border encloses the flower. There is a small circular indentation on the reverse of the object. This is an interesting object however it's function is unknown.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 4.03 mm
Weight: 13.4 g
Diameter: 38.82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Secondary identifier: Dr Kevin Leahy

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Macclesfield

Spatial coordinates

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

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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