LANCUM-BE0E51: Lead weight

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Unique ID: LANCUM-BE0E51

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead weight, probably late medieval to post-medieval in date (c. AD 1400 - 1800). The weight is cylindrical. Both faces are inset. One face has a pattern of recessed ovals around the edge of the inset section. The other face has a recessed oval on one edge of the inset section and a central recessed circle, from which a groove extends to the edge of the inset section on the opposite side to the oval. The object has a white patina. It is 46.26mm in diameter, 14.54mm in thickness and weighs 216g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 14.54 mm
Weight: 216 g
Diameter: 46.26 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Lydia Prosser
Identified by: Miss Lydia Prosser

Other reference numbers

Other reference: N5414

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: Preston (District)
Parish or ward: Goosnargh (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5738
Four figure Latitude: 53.83646281
Four figure longitude: -2.65490174
1:25K map: SD5738
1:10K map: SD53NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 27 days ago
Updated: 25 days ago

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