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Record ID: YORYM-5C696D
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy weight dating from the Roman to post-medieval periods (c.AD 43-1700). The weight is square in plan and undecorated. A cream patina is on the surface. The weight measures 13.35mm in length, 13.54mm in width, 6.70mm in thickness and 11.57g.
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: LVPL-07894C
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete copper alloy circular disc of uncertain date and function. The object is slightly domed with a convex front and a shallow concave rear creating a slight curve in profile. In the centre of the object is a circular perforation measuring 3mm in diameter. Surrounding this, 5mm from the perforation, is a circumferential groove. The object tapers in thickness to the outer edge which is incomplete. The rear of the object is undecorated. The object may have been used as a decorative mount or have had a functional use. The object has a dark brown patina. Dimensions: 30mm in diam…
Created on: Thursday 18th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: BH-F62237
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Buckinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy unidentified object of uncertain date. The object comprises a D-section body. The upper surface of the object is decorated at its mid point with a groove. At one end it flattens and widens to form a triangular terminal with moulded decoration at its tip. The terminal is separated from the body on its upper surface by two grooves. The triangular terminal possesses a circular perforation . At the other end, the body flattens to form a wedge-shaped terminal, which is possibly incomplete. The object measures 48mm in length. The body is 4mm in width, the triangular terminal h…
Created on: Wednesday 17th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
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Record ID: LEIC-DD6F59
Object type: WASTE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Cambridgeshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated copper alloy casting waste or artefact fragment? Length: 19 mm, width: 20 mm, thickness: 11 mm, weight: 7.11 grams. The object is circular with one -convex and one conical side secttion. Its convex section has holes suggesting it is metalworking waste, whilst the conical section could be an object fragment with suggestion of a rim? The object makes up part of an interesting pscatter of Prehistoric and Roman objects so may be of some value.
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Knapwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LEIC-DCFF79
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated copper alloy vessel mount. Length: 42 mm, width: 41 mm, thickness: 4.28 mm, 22.76 grams. The object is triangular in form and sub rectangular in cross section, having a slightly rounded surface on one side. It thickens towards its flat (upper?) surface and has slight ridge running across this on the more rounded surface. In the centre of its flat edge, where it has a slight rounded bulge to its cross section, is a sub circular scar suggesting it once had a loop or other protrusion. It has two small round depressions/holes one above the other, in its centre close to the triangl…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 19th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Peckleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-DBDAB3
Object type: METAL WORKING DEBRIS
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy metalworking debris. A fragment of congealed casting spillage. A protruding part has been tested with an angle grinder, revealing metal of a coppery tint. Suggested date: Unknown, 43-1800. Weight: 47.56gms
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: KENT-CD8E88
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, fine-grained sandstone whetstone of unknown date. Description: The whetstone is incomplete roughly surviving at 50% of original length, it is ovoid in section and was likely a long thin pointed oval in plan although one pointed end is missing. The remaining point is round and blunt and the broken edge is fairly worn. each wide flat surface has been heavily worn with use leaving the whetstone much thinner towards the middle of the whetstone. The Whetstone is a cream colour with some iron staining. Measurements: 95.97mm long, 25.97mm wide, 14.53mm thick and 40.2g in weig…
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 17th January 2018
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Record ID: WREX-CA54FB
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Denbighshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy weight dating from the Roman to the Post-Medieval period, (43-1700). The object is circular in plan and trapezoidal in cross-section. One face is stamped with the upper case letter E with serifs. The other face has a Roman numeral I and a Maltese cross motif. The object has a light grey. Diameter:23.06mm; thickness: 8.81mm; weight: 32.6g Reference: Biggs, N. & Withers, P. 2000 Lead Weights: The David Rogers Collection. The English Weights Series - 6. White House Publications & Galata Print ltd. Llanfyllin.
Created on: Monday 15th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-77C053
Object type: METAL WORKING DEBRIS
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead metalworking debris. A fragment of congealed lead spillage, and a heavier piece which appears to have solidified in a tiny bowl-shaped hollow, possibly as a deliberately formed but tiny ingot weighing 34.18gms. Patinated. Reported together with two small lead offcuts which were possibly of different ages. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Post-Medieval, 43-1800. Combined Weight: 49.33gms
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-77B849
Object type: OFFCUT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead offcuts. Two fragments of cast lead sheet or foil. One is a doubled thickness of c.11mm, the other is 1.5mm thick - both rather lightweight for structural work. Patinated, the thicker fragment more thickly. Reported together with two fragments of lead melt. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Post-Medieval, 43-1800. Combined Weight: 40.61gms
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 15th January 2018
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Record ID: WILT-77979C
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Wiltshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A copper-alloy unidentified object of an uncertain date. The object is rectangular and rectangular in cross section, it measures 19.47mm in length and 26.21mm in width. It is 7.1mm thick and weighs 17.82g. The patina is rough, the colour dark green. On the front face the artefact is decorated with a central raised circular section flanked by four oval recesses. Below the raised circular section are two vertical parallel oval recesses, at the tip of either a second oval recess projects outwards at a 45 degree and 315 degree angle respectively. To the reverse the object is flat.
Created on: Thursday 11th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 22nd January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-62B346
Object type: COIN
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver coin. A medieval or post-medieval hammered coin, with faint indications of an inner circle on one side, and of a discrete rim on the other. Robustly cleaned and possibly flattened, whether recently or in antiquity is uncertain. The mass might suggest this to have been a worn medieval penny or a post-medieval halfgroat. Suggested date: Unknown, 1279-1649. Diameter: 19mm, Weight: 1.04gms
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Burwell', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-624379
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead weight. Cast conical flat-based standing weight with a flat-sided triangular apical lug drilled with a hole of diameter 3mm. Patinated. A slight hollowing of the base may indicate this was made in an open mould. The mass might permit this to have represented four Roman unciae of 27.3gms or, a little less precisely, four averdepois ounces or one quarter pound. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Medieval, 43-1500. Diameter: 30.7mm, Height: 34.4mm, Weight: 108.91gms
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Legbourne', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-61DCBD
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead vessel repair or pot mend. A small cast plug to repair a vessel wall of thickness 5mm. The outer side is small and neat; the inner retains the texture arising from the dribbling of molten lead into the vessel being repaired. Patinated. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Medieval, 43-1500. Diameter: 22.8mm, Thickness: 13.1mm,. Weight: 25.46gms
Created on: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ulceby Cross', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM-4E3FA5
Object type: OFFCUT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead offcut. A strip of thick [3.5mm] cast lead sheet of structural gauge with cut edges which has been loosely wrapped around a former in a short spiral. Patinated. Suggested date: Unknown, Roman to Post-Medieval, 43-1800. Length: 24mm, Diameter: 15.9mm, Weight: 22.74gms
Created on: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 10th January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wharton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DENO-4DAC21
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Nottinghamshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Blue glass bead of uncertain date. Beads made of light blue glass are very difficult to date and could be from any period from Roman to modern. The bead measures 7.3mm in diameter and 9.6mm thick. The perforation is drilled and measures 3.6mm in diameter. The bead weighs 0.81g
Created on: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 16th January 2018
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Record ID: KENT-4D620B
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Kent
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast gilt copper-alloy probable mount of uncertain date, likely Medieval to late Post-Medieval in date 1250-1800. Description: The object is hemispherical and hollow with the outer convex surface being gilded although much of it has been worn off. There is a bilobate tab at one side of the object which is pierced with the remains of two iron rivets remaining. The object is mottled mid brown and mid-light green, except where gilding or the iron rivets survives. Measurements: 39.48mm long (including rivet tab), 32.22mm wide (in diameter), 14.79mm thick and 25.96g in weight. Discussi…
Created on: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 11th January 2018
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Record ID: YORYM-49CC92
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead weight or spindle whorl of uncertain date. The object is circular with a flat base and top, rounded sides and a perforation in the centre. All surfaces are worn and appear to be undecorated. The metal is very worn and creamy in colour, with patches of brown. The object is 26.1 mm in diameter, 6.1 mm thick and weighs 22.2 g. The perforation is 6.8 mm in diameter. Lead spindle whorls and weights were commonly used from the Iron Age through to the post-medieval period and are difficult to date with any certainty without supporting archaeological context. The function of …
Created on: Tuesday 9th January 2018
Last updated: Thursday 18th January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-368AA4
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Grey flint with cortex in two out of three cases; possible debitage. Three small thick flakes, all with indications of flakes having been struck from their dorsal surfaces. The largest has a concave ventral surface, the others have bulbar ventral surfaces. The development of a creamy patina over all struck surfaces indicates the objects have endured a period of exposure to a calcareous environment. Suggested date: Unknown, Late Mesolithic to Neolithic, 7000-2350BC. Combined Weight: 12.02gms
Created on: Monday 8th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
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Record ID: NLM-364891
Object type: BURNT FLINT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pale grey fire-cracked flint. A small chunk of flint crazed overall by intense heat. It is uncertain whether any of the surfaces may have been deliberately struck before this. Suggested date: Unknown, Late Mesolithic to Neolithic, 7000-2350 BC. Length: 31.5mm, Width: 26.1mm, Thickness: 16.6mm, Weight: 11.43gms
Created on: Monday 8th January 2018
Last updated: Monday 8th January 2018
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