LEIC-041B32: medieval lead alloy weight

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Unique ID: LEIC-041B32

Object type certainty: Probably
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Medieval lead alloy weight or whorl, 20.5mm in diameter and weighing 29.7grams The object is roughly cast, spherical in form with a central circular hole running through its centre. It could have been used as weight or a spindle whorl.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 29.7 g
Diameter: 20.5 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Thurcaston and Cropston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5711
Four figure Latitude: 52.69369152
Four figure longitude: -1.15806333
1:25K map: SK5711
1:10K map: SK51SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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