LON-B4D4D2: Cloth Seal

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Unique ID: LON-B4D4D2

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two disc lead alloy cloth seal with stylised privy mark, ligatured capitals and plain initials, dating to the medieval/ post medieval period. The cloth seal has a privy mark on one side // W.


See Egan (1994)

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1550
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 5.9 mm
Width: 2.2 mm
Thickness: 0.2 mm
Weight: 12.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Faye Simpson
Identified by: Ms Faye Simpson

Other reference numbers

Museum accession number: 4453/1a

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
To be known as: Bankside

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: LON
Created: Tuesday 22nd February 2005
Updated: Friday 22nd February 2013

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