LIN-7D59F0: Lead weight

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Unique ID: LIN-7D59F0

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A lead weight or spindle whorl. The weight is rectangular in section and circular in plan, and has a 10mm diameter hole through the centre. The weight is undecorated. Roman-post-medieval.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 12 mm
Weight: 43.45 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Norton Disney (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8559
Four figure Latitude: 53.12140904
Four figure longitude: -0.73132634
1:25K map: SK8559
1:10K map: SK85NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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