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Unique ID: NMS-EB180E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Two medieval to post-medieval lead weights with median holes, perhaps for use with a line or net, 13th - 18th century:

- cast, cylindrical with convex sides, length 27mm, diameter 13 - 18.5mm, hole diameter 7mm, weight 56g.

- made from rolled and compressed sheet, globular with flattened poles, diameter c.17mm, thickness/height 11.5mm, hole diameter c.3mm, weight 16g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 2

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 20th November 2018 - Monday 21st January 2019

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: NMD012019

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
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 10 metre square.

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Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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