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Unique ID: NMS-6A7C74

Object type certainty: Certain
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Three medieval to post-medieval conical lead weights, 13th - 17th century:

- very crudely formed, diameter 27 - 30.5mm, height 20mm, weight 64.90g / 2.0870oz troy, possibly overweight for 2 ounces.

- with median hole (diameter 2.5 - 5mm), diameter 19 - 20mm, height 12.5mm, weight 16.05 / 0.5160oz troy, perhaps for use with a line or weight.

- with median hole (diameter 1.5 - 3mm), diameter 12.5mm, height 12.5mm, weight 7.28 / 0.2340oz troy, perhaps for use with a line or weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1300
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th June 2018 - Monday 15th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 4084
Other reference: IND15102018GC

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Beeston with Bittering (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8915
Four figure Latitude: 52.69967661
Four figure longitude: 0.79566178
1:25K map: TF8915
1:10K map: TF81NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 19 days ago
Updated: 17 days ago

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