LON-490A87: Complete post medieval, 16th - 18th century, lead cloth seal of Norwich, AD.1500-1800.

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: LON-490A87

Object type certainty: Certain
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Complete post medieval, 16th - 18th century, lead cloth seal of Norwich, AD.1500-1800. Obverse of the seal contains the letter B with a flower to the left, an I above and an indistict design to the right. The reverse of the seal has a depiction of a castle with a lion below. The seal is of a Norwich type though not yet datable.

Length: 20.39mm
Width: 15.04mm
Weight: 3.79g

Notes:

Identified by Stuart Elton, database no. BSG.CS.00191

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20.39 mm
Width: 15.04 mm
Weight: 3.79 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Edwin Wood
Identified by: Mr Mark Jennings
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Elton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: City and County of the City of London (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Dowgate (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LON
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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