DEV-555D42: Medieval to Post-Medieval Lead weight

Rights Holder: Somerset County Council
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Unique ID: DEV-555D42

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Lead weight of unknown date, c. AD 1200-1850. The weight is circular in plan and flat in cross section, with the upper face having a rounded edge. The weight is marked with a central, small, equal armed cross which stands slightly proud of the incuse circular field that it sits within. The cross is surrounded by four pellets, with one in each corner but all outside of the field. The reverse is plain.

Dimensions: diameter 36.8mm; thickness 6.7mm; weight 41.14g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6.7 mm
Weight: 41.14 g
Diameter: 36.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 2nd March 2014 - Sunday 2nd March 2014

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019174

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: North Dorset (District)
Parish or ward: Tarrant Hinton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9310
Four figure Latitude: 50.88944159
Four figure longitude: -2.10088937
1:25K map: ST9310
1:10K map: ST91SW
Grid reference source: From 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: DEV
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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