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MOUNT

Unique ID: NLM229

Object type certainty: Probably
Workflow status: Published Find published

Cast lead mount representing the head and part of what appear to be the shoulders of an animal or bird (the details are unclear) set within a mural crown. The reverse is flat with one bent-over spike behind the position of the creature's head and two slightly bent-over spikes behind the position of the base of the 'turret'.Height 50.0mm, Width 33.1mm, Thickness 6.0mm, Mass 35.63g

Notes:

Checked following Sophie Catley. Drawing ref. amended from NLPS 260 to NLPS0260 following prevailing convention.

Class: Heraldic mount

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: MODERN
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 50 mm
Width: 33.1 mm
Weight: 35.63 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 5th November 1997

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes
Identified by: Dr Kevin Leahy

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS0260

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
To be known as: WEST LINDSEY

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Metal detecting
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 21 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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