SUR-80ADDE: Post medieval: Cloth seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: SUR-80ADDE

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Post Medieval strip form lead cloth seal, originally of tubular form. Elton, 2017, p. 113 suggests use by Dutch immigrant weavers. The seal bears the letters LII in a rectangular frame, possibly to indicate 52 yards of cloth.

Notes:

Tubular seal - cf ESS-8ED7C8

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 24.3 mm
Width: 12.8 mm
Weight: 4.33 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 27th May 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield
Identified by: Mrs Margaret Broomfield

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B17-731

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Oxfordshire (County)
District: South Oxfordshire (District)
Parish or ward: Watlington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU6993
Four figure Latitude: 51.63158966
Four figure longitude: -1.00448728
1:25K map: SU6993
1:10K map: SU69SE
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: SUR
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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