DEV-80309C: Post-Medieval lead 2-part cloth seal

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CLOTH SEAL

Unique ID: DEV-80309C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A Post-Medieval lead 2-part cloth seal, probably dating to c. AD 1500-1800. Disc-1 is plain, whilst disc-2 is stamped with a design of a lion's bust left above a simplified torse of seven pellets, in low relief, above 1406, which is incuse. The inscription ANDREW PETERSON W[...]KE[...]D (Wakefield?), is stamped in low relief around the outside.

Dimensions: length 42.4mm; width 31.6mm; thickness 4.0mm; weight 23.23g.

Inscription: ANDREW PETERSON W[A]KE[FIEL]D

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1500
Date to: Exactly AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 42.4 mm
Width: 31.6 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 23.23 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Wil Partridge
Identified by: Mr Wil Partridge

Other reference numbers

Other reference: SCC receipt: 019865

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Devon (County)
District: West Devon (District)
Parish or ward: Hatherleigh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SS5404
Four figure Latitude: 50.81709196
Four figure longitude: -4.07393334
1:25K map: SS5404
1:10K map: SS50SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DEV
Created: 2 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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