DUR-C52715: Post Medieval lead weight

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Unique ID: DUR-C52715

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Lead weight, of uncertain date. It has a thick iron core which has a circular section and has started to corrode and lose its shape. The weight itself is conical in shape with a flat upper and lower edge. The lead is a dark grey which suggests it is not pure lead.


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 51.73 mm
Weight: 134.2 g
Diameter: 32.2 mm

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
Secondary material: Iron
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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