WILT-EE2F51: Medieval: Lead weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: WILT-EE2F51

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete Roman or medieval lead weight dating to c AD 43-1500. It is D shape in section, with a central perforation. Around the entire centre of the item is a ridge. One area of the item has suffered significant damage. Evidence of this is a diagonal line, which almost resembles a chisel or deep cut mark.

The central perforation is c8.34mm in diameter. It weighs 34.29g and measures 21.70mm in diameter and is 14.90mm thick/in height.

c.f WILT-17C82B on the PAS database.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 14.9 mm
Thickness: 14.9 mm
Weight: 34.29 g
Diameter: 21.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Grace Clark
Identified by: Miss Grace Clark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SSWM 5014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Hankerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9690
Four figure Latitude: 51.6088185
Four figure longitude: -2.0591583
1:25K map: ST9690
1:10K map: ST99SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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