HESH-175E36: Medieval: Weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: HESH-175E36

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably medieval - modern (1200-1900). The weight is sub-cylindrical slightly bi-convex with a thickened mid point and tapering ends. A single cast hole set off centre (diameter 9.6 mm).

The weight measures 28.9mm length and 21.9mm diameter. It weighs 55.14 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 28.9 mm
Weight: 55.14 g
Diameter: 21.9 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Richards Castle

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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