GLO-539899:

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SHOT

Unique ID: GLO-539899

Object type certainty: Certain
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A small assemblage of 3 spherical lead shot. One is probably associated with the musket while two are from a smaller calibre weapon such as a pistol or carbine, c. AD 1600 - 1700.

These have been found near Berkeley Castle where there have been a number of Civil War skirmishes.

Size of the larger shot 16mm diameter

Size of the smaller shot 13mm, these also retain a casting seam and spur

Total weight 48g.

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 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st July 2019 - Wednesday 31st July 2019

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Gloucestershire (County)
District: Stroud (District)
Parish or ward: Hamfallow (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SO6900
Four figure Latitude: 51.69788327
Four figure longitude: -2.44993624
1:25K map: SO6900
1:10K map: SO60SE
Grid reference source: From 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: GLO
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: 2 years ago

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