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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


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


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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