YORYM-2375F1: Medieval to Post-Medieval : Weight.

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: YORYM-2375F1

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead-alloy standing weight of Medieval to Post-Medieval date, c.AD 1200-1700. The object is conical with a circular plan and a sub-triangular cross-section. The cone has nine flattened sides, the base is slightly concave, and the top is flat. A central perforation runs through the weight, narrowing slightly in the middle. There is a groove near the top of the weight where damage has occurred. All surfaces appear undecorated.

The metal is light grey in colour with brown patches and is worn. The weight is 22.6mm in length, 22.6mm in width, 23.6mm thick, and weighs 56.3g.

Similar weights have been recorded on the database as NLM-6BA5D6, LANCUM-43954A, and DOR-994948.

Class: standing

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: 22.6 mm
Width: 22.6 mm
Thickness: 23.6 mm
Weight: 56.3 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Tilley
Identified by: Miss Emily Tilley

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05774

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: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Brandsby-cum-Stearsby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6071
Four figure Latitude: 54.13135641
Four figure longitude: -1.08327885
1:25K map: SE6071
1:10K map: SE67SW
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: About one month ago
Updated: 29 days ago

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