YORYM-9CEEA5: Medieval to Post-Medieval : Weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: YORYM-9CEEA5

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

A complete lead-alloy standing weight of medieval to post-medieval date, c.AD 1200 - 1700. The weight is pyramidal in plan tapering from a square base to a narrower top. A perforation is present towards the top of the pyramid. The object is undecorated.

The metal has a light grey/brown patina and is worn. The object is 57.3mm tall, 23.4 x.20mm at the base and weighs 108g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 57.3 mm
Width: 23.4 mm
Thickness: 20 mm
Weight: 108 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05674

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Ryedale (District)
Parish or ward: Wintringham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9170
Four figure Latitude: 54.11782621
Four figure longitude: -0.60929602
1:25K map: SE9170
1:10K map: SE97SW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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