DUR-F8CDE2: DUR-F8CDE2 : Weight : Post-Medieval

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: DUR-F8CDE2

Object type certainty: Certain
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An incomplete lead weight of Post-Medieval date (AD 1550-1750). The object has a conical form with a flattened and concave base. The apex of the object is slightly rounded and has a central circular perforation running to the base of the object. There is a linear casting seam running from the apex to the base on one side. The object is most likely a fishing weight.

The metal is a light brown in colour with a smooth patina.

Height: 22.15mm, Width: 23.06mm, Diameter of perforation: 4.6mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Late
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 22.15 mm
Width: 23.06 mm
Weight: 27.8 g
Diameter: 4.6 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Ellie Cox
Identified by: Miss Ellie Cox

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: East Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Addlethorpe (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF5569
Four figure Latitude: 53.19549488
Four figure longitude: 0.31877427
1:25K map: TF5569
1:10K map: TF56NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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