PUBLIC-CB9BD6: elongated lead weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: PUBLIC-CB9BD6

Object type certainty: Certain
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Hollow, elongated lead alloy weight. The weight was crudely formed by rolling a piece of flat lead, and was probably designed to hang around a cord or thread. The weight is broadly circular in cross section and tapers slightly along its length. White patina.

Length 21.0mm, width 11.5mm.

Weight 10.1g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 21 mm
Width: 11.5 mm
Weight: 10.1 g

Personal details

Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Hand made
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: Brampton Abbotts

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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