LVPL-DC9F04: Medieval: Line / Suspension weight

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Unique ID: LVPL-DC9F04

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete cast lead or lead alloy line / suspension weight, of Medieval dating (13th to 15th Centuries AD).

It is sub rectangular in plan, and rectangular in profile. It has a square suspension hole at the top, with an internal diameter of 3.79mm. An oval knop is present on the base.

Inscriptions are present on two sides, one side reads +ROGER and the other DEDERB[ ].

Length: 64.02mm
Width: 15.43mm
Thickness: 6.69mm
Weight: 55.4 grams.

Find of note status

This is a find of note and has been designated: County / local importance

Inscription: +ROGER / DEDERB[ ]

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1400

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 64.02 mm
Width: 15.43 mm
Thickness: 6.69 mm
Weight: 55.4 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Teresa Gilmore
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Crewe and Nantwich

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Centred on 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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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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