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Record ID: SOM-8A3735
Object type: WINDOW GLASS
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Piece of lead alloy with two flat sides joined by a thin cross bar giving an H-shaped section with a small piece of 17th-19th century window glass stuck between the sides. Possibly a crude repair for a cracked window along similar lines to the contemporary lead alloy pot mends or possibly a spash of lead onto broken glass.. It is 21.7mm by 25.7mm including the glass, 6.1mm thick and weighs 6.80 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 13th June 2012
Last updated: Tuesday 19th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Chinnock', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-B8F871
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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An incomplete silver post medieval whistle dating to the period c. AD 1500 - 1650. The tubular whistle is made of silver sheet and soldered lengthways along an abutting seam. Two collars composed of spiralled silver wire divide the whistle into three sections. Threaded through each spiral is a silver wire core. The first section comprises an obliquely angled mouthpiece with a D-shaped aperture. The obverse face exhibits a D-shaped sound-hole. The second section is decorated with a grid of punched squares creating a lattice effect. Upon this background is a zig-zag panel which runs aro…
Created on: Tuesday 7th July 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 25th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Crewkerne CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-77474D
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Treasure case 2017 T629: Disclaimed, returned to finder Description: Silver gilt 'body' or 'buoy' from a late 16th to 17th century 'bosun's' whistle. The buoy consists of a hollow oval shape formed of two elongated hemi-spheres with the join at the centre covered in an applied rib. The rib has a plain raised base on which sits a moulded chain design running around the circumference. At one point this is interrupted by a large circular sounding hole. Soldered to the body to one side of the hole, and again interrupting the central rib, is a projecting rectangular bar supported below …
Created on: Thursday 13th July 2017
Last updated: Thursday 7th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'East Brent CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-A84875
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Two thirds of a Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from the reigns of Elizabeth I to William III, 1558-1702 AD. The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top; the rim is divided into two by a central circular incised line running around it. The break is irregular and patinated. It is 37.5mm in diameter by 4.5mm thick and weighs 16.44 grams, 0.578 oz. It was probably originally an ounce. Only the stamped ewer (for the founders company) remains with the other marks lost. The ewer may be at 12 o'clock and inverted (as on the weights of Elizabeth I and James I) or …
Created on: Wednesday 9th May 2012
Last updated: Thursday 10th May 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middlezoy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-7AC166
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from a stacking set dating to the reign of Elizabeth I. The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. It is 21.3mm in diameter by 3.6mm thick and weighs 5.61 grams, 0.198 oz. It was probably originally a quarter of an ounce with some weight lost to corrosion. It is stamped with: Crowned EL (for Elizabeth) at 6 o'clock; the sword of St Paul (for London) at 5 o'clock and an inverted ewer (for the founders company) at 12 o'clock. This type was issued from 1590 to 1603 AD.
Created on: Monday 19th March 2012
Last updated: Monday 19th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-9FC9D8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Cast copper alloy bullion weight. The weight is circular with flat top and base and slightly convex sides. It is stamped on the top with four five petalled roses arranged roughly in a square and xx has been scratched or punched just off centre. The base and sides are plain. It it 25.7mm in diameter, 7.18mm thick and weighs 28.60 grams, 1.006 ounces. 1 ounce or 20 pennyworth in the troy weight system used for gold and silver weighs 31.1 grams. Weights are typically slightly below official standards, partly as weight has been lost from corrosion, partly to allow some tolerance for cli…
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2012
Last updated: Thursday 14th June 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hinton St George', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-5367E6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from the reign of James I (1603-1625). The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. It is 28.3mm in diameter by 4.3mm thick and weighs 10.63 grams, 0.374 oz (possibly originally half an ounce with some weight lost to corrosion). It is stamped with: Crowned I (for James I) at 6 o'clock; the sword of St Paul (for London) at 5 o'clock and an inverted ewer (for the founders company) at 12 o'clock.
Created on: Thursday 17th November 2011
Last updated: Saturday 19th November 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stoke St Michael', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-F89D00
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight probably from the reign of Charles I (1625-1649) or Charles II (1660-1685). The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top and an indented centre on the back. There are two pairs of incised concentric circles on the front. It is 76.7mm in diameter by 15.0mm thick and weighs 439 grams, 15.5oz. It has probably lost weight through corrosion and damage and was originally a pound weight. It would have originally been part of a set of weights and bears official marks showing it was made in London and verified by the founders company all…
Created on: Tuesday 13th September 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 14th September 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Whitechurch Canonicorum', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-698723
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval or Post Medieval cast copper-alloy cup weight belonging to nested set (c. 1250-c. 1400 AD). This weight is circular in plan. Its sides, 1.9mm thick and 7.6mm tall, flare evenly upwards from the base to a rim. The base is flat on the inside and outside. The inner and outer faces and rim are plain. Outer diameter of rim: 19.3mm; outer diameter of base: 16.5mm. Weight: 5.53g. (0.195 ounces). According to Biggs (1992, 14-16) this type of weight was in use from the 12th century and throughout the medieval to post-medieval period although they were most common in the 17th-19t…
Created on: Wednesday 18th July 2012
Last updated: Monday 17th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Wells', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-DF5927
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from the reign of James II (1685-1688). The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. It is 21.6mm in diameter by 3.5mm thick and weighs 6.70 grams, 0.235 oz. It was probably originally a quarter of an ounce with some weight lost to corrosion. It is stamped with: Crowned I (for James II) at 11 o'clock; the sword of St Paul (for London) at 1 o'clock and an ewer (for the founders company) at 6 o'clock. The sword is poorly stamped with only the hilt remaining.
Created on: Monday 12th March 2012
Last updated: Monday 12th March 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stogumber', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-13AC6F
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy circular weight of post-medieval to modern date. The weight has a broad raised rim, and recessed centre within which is the raised cast design of a crown over crossed sceptres within a pellet circle with an inscription: PHILIP /[...] in scrolled cartouches above and below. The crossed sceptres are formed of two large sceptres to each side and a smaller vertical one in the centre. The back is plain. It is 33.0mm in diameter, 4.9mm thick and weighs 25.18 grams, c. 0.886 ounces. It is probably a very light 1 ounce weight that has lost some weight through corrosion. The fo…
Created on: Thursday 8th September 2016
Last updated: Monday 24th October 2016
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Record ID: SOM-6BAEF1
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight probably from the reign of Charles I (1625-1649) or Charles II (1660-1685). The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. It is 20.0mm in diameter by 3.6mm thick and weighs 6.31 grams, 0.222oz. It has probably lost weight through corrosion and damage and was originally a quarter of an ounce weight. It is badly dented and scratched and the marks are patinated. This damage has obscured the marks but is on both sides so is probably not needed. It would have originally been part of a set of weights and bears official marks showing …
Created on: Wednesday 18th January 2012
Last updated: Friday 20th January 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Chedzoy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-4FDE31
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead alloy circular weight of post-medieval to modern date. The weight has a broad raised rim, and recessed centre within which is the raised cast design of a crown over crossed sceptres within a pellet circle with a PHILIP[...] / *F[...] in scrolled cartouches above and below all within a further pair of line circles. The cross sceptres and two large sceptres to each side and a smaller vertical one in the centre. The back is plain with a flat border within which is a very slightly raised centre, paralleling the recessed centre on the front. Four circular holes have been drilled thoug…
Created on: Monday 20th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 8th September 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Taunton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-6A5237
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from the reign of Charles I (1625-1649) or Charles II (1660-1685). The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. It is 14.7mm in diameter by 6.3mm thick and weighs 51.17grams, 1.80 oz. It is probably it has lost weight through corrosion and damage and was originally a two ounce weight. It would have originally been part of a set of weights and bears official marks showing it was made in London and verified by the founders company allowing it to be used in markets and shops as an official weight. It is stamped with: Crowned C …
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 20th July 2011
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Record ID: SOM-7DF515
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Modern copper alloy trade weight from a stacking set of the reign of Queen Anne (1702-1714). The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. The top has a concentric incised circle running within the rim and a stamped initial. The sides are angled and the back flat with file marks on it. The weight is stamped with a crowned A at 1 o'clock. It is 17.8mm in diameter and 3.8mm thick; it weighs 5.43 grams ( 0.19 oz probably originally 1/4oz). Biggs (1992:50) illustrates similar weights and suggests it is not unusual for the smallest weights, even those of London, to not show …
Created on: Thursday 15th January 2015
Last updated: Thursday 22nd January 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C67947
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A Medieval to Post Medieval cast copper-alloy trade weight from the reign of Henry VII or Henry VIII. The weight is a disc with rounded edges. On the front is a slightly raised circular area in the centre and a pair of plain line circles incised near, and parallel to, the edge. The face has also been stamped with a lombardic style h, surmounted by a crown,about 6 o'clock near the incised circles. The back of the trade weight has an indented circle around the cnetre and is covered in file marks. The weight is 34.9mm in diameter, 3.6mm in thickness and weighs 23.16 grams (0.815 oz). …
Created on: Monday 1st June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 23rd July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Misterton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-FD8884
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval lead trade weight, roughly circular with irregular, faceted and slightly angled sides and a flat base and slightly smaller flat top. The weight is stamped with an incuse area containing a raised crowned I, for James I or possibly James II, and next to it an indented square containing a slightly raised capital A with a pointed cross bar, to indicate it is for the Averdepois system. The piece is 30.3mm in diameter, 13.8mm thick and weighs 75.18 grams, it was probably originally 3 ounces but has lost weight due to corrosion. The lack of a London mark suggests this is a p…
Created on: Tuesday 13th December 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd January 2017
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Record ID: SOM-AD6E6B
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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A post medieval copper alloy trade weight from a stacking set dating to the period c.AD 1700 - 1820. The weight is circular and has a recessed centre within which are incised concentric circles. There are three verification marks: CB under an open crown at 12 o'clock (probably for Bristol), an unclear mark at 2 o'clock and a raised I . P within a recess shield (the makers mark) at 7 o'clock. The reverse is undecorated and has a few scratch marks. The metal has a smooth dark green patina. The weight measures 33.3mm in diameter and weighs 25.6g, 0.90 ounces and was presumably fo…
Created on: Tuesday 28th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 12th February 2018
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Record ID: SOM-DE3D1F
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from the reign of James II (1685-1688). The weight is circular and flat with no rim. The front has a centring dimple surrounded by an incised circle and the back has file marks across it. The weight is 14.1mm in diameter by 2.9mm thick and weighs 2.69 grams, 0.95 oz. It was probably originally an eighth (0.125) of an ounce (two drams) with some weight lost to corrosion. It is stamped with: Crowned I (for James II) at 11 o'clock and an ewer (for the founders company) at 6 o'clock. There may have been sword stamped at 1 o'clock, this a…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carhampton CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SOM-C3ACB9
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
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Post Medieval lead trade weight of four ounces. The 'pan' weight is circular with a flat top and base and slightly rounded edges. On the top is cut IIII, each I seriffed and with a central cross bar. On the back is stamped an incuse mark with raised design. The central design is unclear, possibly a rose of four leafed clover, within an inscription DANIEL . PLVMER .I. The lettering is surrounded by a pelleted border. The weight is 41.6mm in diameter, 8.7mm thick and weighs 106.01g, 3.741 ounces. While the averdupois system was in use since the 13th century the style of the makers mark …
Created on: Tuesday 22nd August 2017
Last updated: Friday 17th August 2018
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