WMID-17D3E1: Post Medieval cup weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: WMID-17D3E1

Object type certainty: Probably
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A complete cast lead alloy conical vessel of probably Post Medieval date, circa AD1600-1800. The object is probably a cup weight but this is uncertain. The vessel is sub conical in shape with a flat sub circular base. The sides gradually taper outwards towards the top. The base has a diameter of 19.60mm. The walls are 3.89mm thick. Maximum diameter at the top: 28.83mm. Height: 28.52mm. Weight: 77.3g.

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: 28.52 mm
Weight: 77.3 g
Diameter: 28.83 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: Stafford (District)
Parish or ward: Church Eaton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ8417
Four figure Latitude: 52.750376
Four figure longitude: -2.238481
1:25K map: SJ8417
1:10K map: SJ81NW
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Created: 6 years ago
Updated: 6 years ago

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