NLM-2E7ECA: Medieval Line Weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: NLM-2E7ECA

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead weight. Cast conical weight with a central longitudinal moulded aperture of diameter 5mm. Patinated overall. Possibly to weight a fishing line. The mass equates to one averdepois ounce, so a later use in measurement cannot be ruled out. Suggested date: probably Medieval, 1200-1500.

Diameter (long axis): 20.6mm, Height: 15.7mm, Weight: 28.07gms.

Class: Line

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 15.7 mm
Weight: 28.07 g
Diameter: 20.6 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 27th October 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM30576

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
To be known as: Binbrook

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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