NLM-FFD764: Medieval Line Weight

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Unique ID: NLM-FFD764

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead weight. Cast oval plano-convex weight with a a probably moulded aperture of diameter 4.5mm; patinated overall. The hole might have received a fishing line, and light nicks are set on opposed long edges, possibly to assist tying. The mass, coincidentally or not, equates to one averdepois ounce. Suggested date: Medieval, 1200-1500.

Length: 25.4mm, Width: 20mm, Thickness: 10.9mm, Weight: 27.07gms.

Class: Line

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 25.4 mm
Width: 20 mm
Thickness: 10.9 mm
Weight: 27.07 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 4th February 2017

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM35422

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: Ulceby with Fordington

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 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
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