LEIC-CA7256: Undated scrap lead probably casting waste?

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Unique ID: LEIC-CA7256

Object type certainty: Certain
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Undated lead alloy fragments, suggesting casting waste. The objects ar irregular in form and sub rectangular in cross section. the smaller two are very indicative of casting waste and the larger object may be a fragment of an object or another by product of the casting process. They are recorded here as they may indicate a previously unknown industrial site .

1) 43mm in length, 32mm wide and 8mm thick with a weight of 36.29grams

2) 35mm in length, 29mm wide and 5mm thick with a weight of 28.36grams

3) 58mm in length, 41mm wide and 4mm thick with a weight of 71.00grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Harborough (District)
Parish or ward: Owston and Newbold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7807
Four figure Latitude: 52.65512742
Four figure longitude: -0.84835157
1:25K map: SK7807
1:10K map: SK70NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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