WMID-41893F: A Post Medieval Shot

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SHOT

Unique ID: WMID-41893F

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete lead shot dating to the Post Medieval period (c. AD 1600-1800). The object is spherical in shape with the remains of the casting sprue visible in the upper hemisphere. The object has some scratches but does not appear to have been fired. It has a greyish white patina.

There are a large number of similar object recorded on the PAS database, including: PUBLIC-C52D9A; DEV-9635B4; and LEIC-E156C8.

The overall dimensions are as follows: 14.08mm in diameter and 16.52g in weight.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 16.52 g
Diameter: 14.08 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Susheela Burford
Identified by: Dr Susheela Burford

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Worcestershire (County)
District: Wychavon (District)
Parish or ward: Huddington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO9357
Four figure Latitude: 52.21117336
Four figure longitude: -2.10386383
1:25K map: SO9357
1:10K map: SO95NW
Grid reference source: Centred on field
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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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 3 months ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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