DUR-C517A2: Lead weight, possibly Roman

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Unique ID: DUR-C517A2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead weight, possibly Roman in date. It is conical in shape with a rounded top and slightly irregular. The flat edge is the upper face and this has a central depression- possibly where an attachment loop once was. The surface is irregular all over due either to corrosion or poor casting of the weight. It was too heavy for my scales which go up to 200g. It has a length/height of 43.36mm and a diameter of 41.70mm.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1

Discovery dates

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

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Uncertain

Spatial metadata

Region: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Stockton-on-Tees (Unitary Authority)
District: Stockton-on-Tees (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Elton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ4017
Four figure Latitude: 54.54668196
Four figure longitude: -1.38317192
1:25K map: NZ4017
1:10K map: NZ41NW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
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

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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