WILT-8AA67A: weight

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Unique ID: WILT-8AA67A

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A lead-alloy medieval weight, possibly fishing weight, dating to the period AD 1200-1500. It is lozenge in shape with a complete circular ringed attachment at the top, and measures in total 77.15mm in length and 29.55mm at maximum width. The ringed attachment has a slightly concave front, measuring 12.15mm in diameter. Below this, there is a lozenge shaped groove, measuring 18.54mm in length and 7.05mm wide. A further groove on the back groove measures 15.91mm in length and 10.83mm in width. The patina is rough, and mid grey in colour. In total, this weight weighs 166.39g.

A similar weight can be seen in: SWYOR-0AF117.

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: 77.15 mm
Width: 29.55 mm
Weight: 166.39 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Fiona Johnstone
Identified by: Miss Fiona Johnstone

Other reference numbers

Other reference: WHM 2017-22

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST9068
Four figure Latitude: 51.41093144
Four figure longitude: -2.14517033
1:25K map: ST9068
1:10K map: ST96NW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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