HESH-3226F9: Post-Medieval: weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: HESH-3226F9

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Cast lead or lead alloy line weight of Roman to Post Medieval date (1 - 1650 AD). The weight is sub-circular in plan. The central hole is broadly circular and has been cast / set slightly off centre. The diameter of the hole measures 5.6mm x 4.2mm. The artefact is a mid-light grey cream colour with an even broken patina. It has also been abraded and rolled in the plough soil and the edges have been damaged. These weights are used for a long period of time and have multiple functions including holding down lines and nets (for rabbiting - for example).

The weight measures 18.7mm diameter, is 23.7mm long. It weighs 38.59 grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 23.7 mm
Weight: 38.59 g
Diameter: 18.7 mm

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Shropshire Museum Service Object Entry Form: E.00661

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brampton Bryan

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