WMID-0286C5: Post Medieval weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: WMID-0286C5

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete cast lead alloy conical suspension weight of Post Medieval date, circa AD1600-1800. The weight is conical with a flattened sub rectangular top with angled corners. There is a sub circular suspension hole with an internal diameter of 4.01mm. The base is circular in plan with a hollow centre. Diameter at base: 24.53mm. Thickness at top: 6.05mm. Height: 72.18mm. Width: 14.78mm. Weight: 186.6g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 72.18 mm
Width: 14.78 mm
Weight: 186.6 g
Diameter: 24.53 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Eloise Markwick
Identified by: Miss Teresa Gilmore

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Staffordshire (County)
District: South Staffordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Brewood and Coven (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8810
Four figure Latitude: 52.687554
Four figure longitude: -2.178962
1:25K map: SJ8810
1:10K map: SJ81SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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