HESH-18BFCD: Medieval to Modern lead alloy weight (plan, front, reverse)

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: HESH-18BFCD

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably medieval - modern (1200-1900). The weight is sub-cylindrical with a single transverse cast hole set off centre (diameter 5.0 mm); the hole is filled with soil and one end is crushed and the hole is sealed.

The weight measures 29.1mm length and 17.7mm diameter. It weighs 28.8 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 29.1 mm
Weight: 28.8 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Hereford Museum Entry Form: HFDMG 2798

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Brobury with Monnington on Wye (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO3743
Four figure Latitude: 52.08175471
Four figure longitude: -2.92076304
1:25K map: SO3743
1:10K map: SO34SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

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

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