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Record ID: PUBLIC-47B72A
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete, cast, lead weight of unknown date. This crude, plain weight is broadly conical. It does not have a piercing. It has a white patina. Weight 40.6g (1.43 Ounces). Diameter 20mm, Height 24mm.
Created on: Thursday 8th November 2018
Last updated: Friday 9th November 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Foy', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-25A787
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable medieval date (1200-1500 AD). The weight is broadly circular in plan and domed / D shaped in cross section. The upper and lower faces are relatively flat and are undecorated. The sides are faceted making the front face seem domed. The underside of the weight is recessed with an uneven shallow dome. The weight is a mid-grey colour with an even, but slightly corroded and abraded patina which covers all surfaces. This weight is most likely to date from the later medieval period, although a direct parallel has not been found. The weight measures …
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brimfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-2597A7
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy weight with integrally cast loop of probable medieval or post medieval date (1250 - 1700). The weight is broken across its upper edge and the top part is now lost. What remains is broadly sub-rectangular in both plan and cross section. The weight is broken across the loop (diameter 2.4mm). There seems to be no decoration present. The weight is a mid grey cream colour with a good relatively unabraded patina. Where abrasion has occurred this has revealed the grey metal beneath. There is no evidence of corrosion products. The weight measures 39.9mm length, 19.7mm wide, is…
Created on: Wednesday 19th September 2018
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brimfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-123505
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy suspended weight of uncertain date. The crude weight has a flat base and a broadly round cross section which gradually tapers up to the narrow top where an iron loop suspension passed through its body. The stumps of the loop are present at either end. The weight is plain with an off white lead-oxide pationa. There are some rust stains at the top near the stumps of the iron loop. Height 36mm. Diameter 23mm - 26mm. Weight 103g.
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 6th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-7519CE
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable medieval date (1300 - 1550). The weight is sub-cylindrical being oval in plan and cross section; it is D shaped in profile. A single cast hole extends through the middle of the weight and is filled with a white coloured lead alloy corrosion product; it is likely that this was used to suspend the weight and aided safe-keeping and storage. The underside of the weight has an irregular recess within and the surface is uneven. The weight is undecorated although the external surface is covered in knife marks and cuts. It is a mid-grey colour with an…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd January 2018
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
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Record ID: HESH-455E69
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy weight of post-medieval date (1500-1850). The weight is part of a larger group of stacking weights, having a wide and relatively thick raised edge on the upper face. The front and rear faces both have turned circles around a central hollow point; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. There are no stamped counter marks. The reverse face has a central recess filled with white lead alloy. The weight is a mid green colour with an abraded surface patina. The weight measures 6.2mm thick, diameter of 32.5mm and weighs 24.83 grams (0.87 ozs).
Created on: Tuesday 21st November 2017
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brimfield', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-08C5F2
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable medieval or post medieval date (1300 - 1800). The weight is sub-circular in plan and sub-triangular (conical) in cross section. There is no suspension loop. The weight is a mid-grey colour with an even patina that covers all surfaces. It has been marked and abraded in the soil; this has caused the weight to become asymmetrical. Similar standing weights have been dated to the medieval and post medieval periods. It is likely that the weight would have been used as a trade weight weighing four ounces - 1/4 lb. The weight measures 31.0mm wide,…
Created on: Tuesday 31st January 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stapleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-F6B9CD
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead weight of Roman to Post Medieval date (1 - 1650 AD), most probably Roman (AD50-350). The weight is broadly circular in plan and D shaped in cross section; it has been heavily eroded in the soil. The central hole is a an irregular oval shape and has been cast / set off centre; it has an internal diameter of 8.1mm. Both faces are plain and undecorated. The weight has a cream - white coloured surface patina. Weights are used for a long period of time and as such are very difficult to date precisely without other evidence (such as pottery). The weight measures 19.6mm wide a…
Created on: Monday 30th January 2017
Last updated: Friday 6th October 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stapleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-4E573A
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A 17th-century post-medieval copper-alloy quarter ounce trade weight, dating from the reign of Charles I or II (1625-1685). The pan weight is formed of a thick disc. On the front there is a raised circumferential rim with an incuse ring at the centre, surrounded by fine circumferential turning marks. There are three stamped marks on the front: a crowned letter 'C' (at 11 o'clock), which is the royal cypher; The dagger of St. Paul (at 1 'clock), for London, the place of its manufacture; a ewer (at 6 o'clock), for the Founders Company of London. The ewer has not been struck correctly…
Created on: Sunday 22nd January 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 31st January 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-88C497
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A late or more probably post Medieval pan weight cast in lead, This crude 1 ounze weight is a flat cylinder in shape, with an irregualr raised lip around the perimeter on both sides. The weight is plain with no surface stamps or decoration. It has a cream patina coloured surface patina. Similar stacking weights often in copper alloy are known from the Post Medieval period (Henry VII and later). The weight weighs 30.5grams, which is 1.08 Ounces. It has a maximum diameter of 31mm, and a maximum thickness, at the rim, of 6mm.
Created on: Friday 25th November 2016
Last updated: Monday 28th November 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Linton', grid reference and parish protected.


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