LVPL-3E3196: Lead fragment, possibly dating to the Medieval or Post-Medieval period of uncertain function.

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Unique ID: LVPL-3E3196

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead fragment, possibly dating to the Medieval or Post-Medieval period, of uncertain function. It is irregular in plan and slightly curved in profile. The base of the fragment is decorated with a deep groove which is decorated with three moulded pellets interspersed with four moulded dashes. Above the groove is a rectangular vertical strip. The reverse of the object is undecorated. At the base is a horizontal strip of lead which projects outwards and is probably the remains of a base. It has a yellowish brown patina and is in poor condition.


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39.6 mm
Width: 28.8 mm
Thickness: 3.59 mm
Weight: 8.5 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Vanessa Oakden
Identified by: Ms Vanessa Oakden

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Fragment
Surface Treatment: White metal coated

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Sefton (Metropolitan District)
District: Sefton (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Sefton

Spatial coordinates

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

No references cited so far.

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