LANCUM-68BC9C: Roman to Post Medieval bell shaped lead-alloy or lead suspended weight

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Unique ID: LANCUM-68BC9C

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Roman to Post Medieval bell shaped lead-alloy or lead suspended weight. At the apex of the 'bell' are the remnants of the trapped iron suspension loop. Hard to date with any precision but it probably dates to between c43 and c1750 AD. The height is 39mm, diameter is 26mm and the weight is 104.52g. Similar records on the database include SUSS-A5CAE4 and LEIC-074C28.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Exactly AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 39 mm
Weight: 104.52 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 2nd November 2017 - Thursday 2nd November 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Identified by: Mr Alex Whitlock
Secondary identifier: Mr Stuart Noon

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Ribble Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Pendleton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD7539
Four figure Latitude: 53.84663226
Four figure longitude: -2.38146836
1:25K map: SD7539
1:10K map: SD73NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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