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Unique ID: NMS-D70C13

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval or post-medieval lead standing weight or steelyard weight of heptagonal cross-section tapering up to a vertical lug through which a narrow horizontal perforation (diameter c.1.5mm) is filled with remains of iron wire. Height 45mm. Basal width 19mm. Weight 68.96g. 15th - 18th century.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1540
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 45 mm
Width: 19 mm
Weight: 68.96 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 4th October 2018 - Wednesday 7th November 2018

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 56826
Other reference: ENMD112018

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Secondary material: Iron
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Great Yarmouth (District)
Parish or ward: Somerton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG4720
Four figure Latitude: 52.72121259
Four figure longitude: 1.6561057
1:25K map: TG4720
1:10K map: TG42SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 14 days ago
Updated: 14 days ago

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