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Record ID: PUBLIC-47B72A
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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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Record ID: HESH-3226F9
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy line weight of Roman to Post Medieval date (1 - 1650 AD). The weight is sub-circular in plan. The central hole is broadly circular and has been cast / set slightly off centre. The diameter of the hole measures 5.6mm x 4.2mm. The artefact is a mid-light grey cream colour with an even broken patina. It has also been abraded and rolled in the plough soil and the edges have been damaged. These weights are used for a long period of time and have multiple functions including holding down lines and nets (for rabbiting - for example). The weight measures 18.7mm diamete…
Created on: Monday 21st November 2016
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Bryan', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-2E5E6C
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy weight or possibly a stopper of uncertain age; most probably later medieval or post medieval (1200-1800). The weight is broadly square shaped in plan with a faceted and waisted profile. From the lower edge a square sectioned project extends; this projection is not pierced. The upper surface is slightly domed and heavily abraded; a series of geometric marks are present but these could be as a result of movement in the ploughsoil. The weight is a mid grey white colour with a soft powdery surface corrosion. The exact nature of the function of this artefact is uncertain -…
Created on: Monday 21st November 2016
Last updated: Friday 31st August 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Bryan', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: BERK-2F69E3
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large, complete copper alloy trade weight dating to the post-medieval period, to the reign of William and Mary (AD 1689-1694). The weight is circular in shape with a raised lip and concentric circles on the front face. Within are several control stamps; a crowned W over M at c. 11 o'clock, a sword for St Paul's (London) at 12 o'clock, a letter A for avoirdupois at 1 o'clock and an ewer for the London Founders' Company at 5 o'clock. The weight weighs 3.720 ounces (105.4 grams), just under a quarter of a pound. Unusually the reverse of this weight appears to have a separate plug in th…
Created on: Tuesday 16th August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 14th September 2016
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: WMID-3DDF93
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy weight or possible spindle whorl of Roman to Post Medieval date (AD1 - 1650). In plan the object is semi-circular. The object has a central semi-circular perforation which measures 4.10mm in width. It is possible the object was once circular and only half of the object is now remaining. The upper surface is decorated with a series of linear incisions. The reverse surface of the object is un-decorated. The object has a cream coloured patina across all surfaces. Spindle whorls and weights have been used for a long period of time and are therefore very difficult to date prec…
Created on: Wednesday 29th June 2016
Last updated: Thursday 7th July 2016
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Record ID: HESH-380E03
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable Medieval date (1300 - 1550). The weight is irregular in plan being a wasted cylindrical shape (dumb bell) with faceted sides. Both terminals are relatively flat and the weight can easily be stood and balanced on either end. The weight is undecorated although it does have a number of deeply incised lines on either terminal. It is a mid grey colour with an even patina that covers all surfaces. The weight has been marked and abraded in the ploughsoil soil which has caused it to become asymmetrical. A direct parallel for this weight has n…
Created on: Friday 29th April 2016
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pipe and Lyde', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-3806B7
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 - 1400). The weight is sub-circular in plan and rectangular in cross section. The front and rear faces are undecorated. A small pierced hole is present on one edge of the weight (diameter 2.7mm); the edge at this point is waisted / deliberately thinned. The weight is a mid grey colour with an even but abraded patina that covers all surfaces. It has been marked and abraded in the soil; this has caused the weight to become slightly asymmetrical. Similar weights have been dated to the medieval period and it is suggested that t…
Created on: Friday 29th April 2016
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pipe and Lyde', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-37FE80
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 - 1400). The weight is sub-circular in plan and rectangular in cross section. The front face is decorated with an incised design comprising two vertically conjoined I's or horizontally conjoined H's. The reverse face has a series of small triangular shaped knife nicks or cuts present. The weight is a mid grey colour with an even but abraded patina that covers all surfaces. It has been marked and abraded in the soil; this has caused the weight to become slightly asymmetrical. Similar weights have been dated to the medieval …
Created on: Friday 29th April 2016
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pipe and Lyde', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-37CE64
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably Roman or Medieval- modern (50-410 or 1200-1800). The weight is sub-conical with a single cast hole set off centre (diameter 4.8mm). The external edges are slightly faceted. The weight is a mid grey colour with an abraded slight dusty surface patina. The weight measures 9.1mm height, 22.8mm length, is 24.1mm width; it weighs 14.9 grams.
Created on: Friday 29th April 2016
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Dilwyn', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-1E5996
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably Roman or Medieval- modern (50-410 or 1200-1800). The weight is sub-conical with a single cast hole set off centre (diameter 9.3mm). The external edges are slightly faceted. The weight is a mid grey colour with an abraded slight dusty surface patina. The weight measures 16.1mm height, 24.2mm length, is 28.4mm width; it weighs 46.09 grams.
Created on: Monday 15th February 2016
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ross-on-Wye', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-6E6F81
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete circular lead probable trade weight of possible Post-Medieval date, circa 17th - 18th centuries. The weight has flat surfaces on the upper and lower faces. The obverse face has a stamped mark which could represent either 'IB' for the weight or may be an official stamp that represent the initials of an authority or establishment. The stamp is situated slightly off centre. The reverse does not have a stamp or decoration. The weight is a mid-cream to brown colour with a worn surface. Biggs and Withers (2000) suggest weights with stamped marks date from 15th to 18th centuries, …
Created on: Thursday 26th November 2015
Last updated: Sunday 17th February 2019
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Record ID: HESH-627C4E
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A conical lead alloy standing weight of probable Medieval to Post-Medieval date, circa (AD 1300 - 1700). The apex is a rounded knop and measures 9.38mm in diameter. There is a centrally placed rectangular indentation on the upper surface of the apex, this measures 5.14 mm in length. The sides of the weight flare to the rounded flat base with a diameter measuring 23.8mm. The outer faces of the weight are decorated with four vertical ribs that are fairly evenly spaced around the circumference of the weight. On one side there is the design of a triangle, comprised of a moulded raised rib…
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 28th October 2015
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Record ID: HESH-7E435E
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead weight, of Roman to Post Medieval date (AD 43 - 1900). The weight is tear dropped shaped in plan and both faces of the weight are flat. The weight is undecorated on both faces. The weight is complete and has a perforated rectangular suspension hole through the top where it thins to a tip, this measures 4.35mm in length and 2.59 mm in width. The lead is a light whitish-grey colour. These weights are not yet completely understood. There are other examples on the database discovered in discovered in the district of Harrogate, North Yorkshire (SWYOR-771593) and Ryedale,…
Created on: Friday 9th October 2015
Last updated: Thursday 29th October 2015
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Record ID: HESH-16D1E6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable Medieval date (1200-1700 AD). The weight is broadly circular in plan and domed (D shaped) in cross section. The upper face is domed and has a small single irregular pierced hole (9.1mm diameter) through the centre. The weight is a mid grey colour with an even, but slightly corroded and abraded, patina which covers all surfaces. The weight has been marked by movement in the ploughsoil. This weight is most likely to date from the later medieval period, although a direct parallel has not been found. The weight measures 27.5mm diameter, is 7.5mm …
Created on: Monday 29th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leominster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-16CA6F
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable Medieval date (1200-1700 AD). The weight is broadly circular in plan and domed (D shaped) in cross section. The upper face is relatively flat and has a small single irregular pierced hole (7.6mm diameter) through the centre. The weight is a mid grey colour with an even, but slightly corroded and abraded, patina which covers all surfaces. The weight has been marked by movement in the ploughsoil. This weight is most likely to date from the later medieval period, although a direct parallel has not been found. The weight measures 29.5mm length, 3…
Created on: Monday 29th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leominster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-16BF17
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable Medieval date (1200-1700 AD). The weight is broadly circular in plan and domed (D shaped) in cross section. The upper face is rirregular and has a small single irregular pierced hole through the centre. This hole expands to form a conicle shape. The weight is a mid grey colour with an even, but slightly corroded and abraded, patina which covers all surfaces. The weight has been marked by movement in the ploughsoil. This weight is most likely to date from the later medieval period, although a direct parallel has not been found. The weight mea…
Created on: Monday 29th June 2015
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Leominster', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-18BFCD
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably medieval - modern (1200-1900). The weight is sub-cylindrical with a single transverse cast hole set off centre (diameter 5.0 mm); the hole is filled with soil and one end is crushed and the hole is sealed. The weight measures 29.1mm length and 17.7mm diameter. It weighs 28.8 grams.
Created on: Wednesday 17th June 2015
Last updated: Thursday 3rd December 2015
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Record ID: HESH-049F63
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable medieval - post medieval date (1300 - 1700). The weight is a pointed oval shape in plan and D shaped in profile . The base is flat with a slight depression at its mid point. The upper surface has a distinct high domed curve - but is undecorated; although the surface is roughened - but patinated. The weight is a mid grey white colour with an even patina that covers all surfaces. It has been marked and abraded in the soil this has caused it to become asymmetrical. A direct parallel has not been found. The weight measures 41.2mm in length, 23…
Created on: Tuesday 16th June 2015
Last updated: Sunday 29th November 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-3A7352
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead alloy weight of Roman to Post Medieval date. This crude, irregular weight has a central peircing and is broadly circular in plan. The bottom half is broadly domed shaped and the top half broadly cylindrical, with a rounded top. The weight is undecorated with a cream coloured surface patina. Height 14.7mm. Base diameter 22.6mm to 23.5mm. Weight 35.6 grams (1.26 Ounces).
Created on: Friday 1st May 2015
Last updated: Saturday 2nd May 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-F92162
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval cast copper alloy weight dating to circa (AD 1625 - 1649). The weight is circular in plan. The upper surface has a lipped rim and two fine low-relief concentric rings in the centre. Within the concentric rings is a centrally placed circular incision. At the centre of the front face of the weight there is a circular indentation which is where the maker would have shaved the weight to make it the correct weight. At the 6 o'clock position there is the Founders Company mark of a ewer which was stamped on approved weights. At the 11 o'clock position there is the royal ciphe…
Created on: Tuesday 28th April 2015
Last updated: Monday 10th April 2017
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Record ID: HESH-8594A9
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy 'steelyard' weight of probable Roman date (AD 100-400) or possible Medieval (1200-1500 ) date. The weight is sub-circular in plan and sub-triangular shaped (conical) in cross section. There is no evidence of cast or applied decoration. A well preserved iron rod fixing loop is present extending from the upper edge of the weight. The hole through the top of the weight is very small / narrow (diameter 2.8mm). The underside of the weight has a rounded base. The weight is a mid grey cream colour with a relatively even, but slightly corroded and abraded, patina that …
Created on: Tuesday 17th March 2015
Last updated: Friday 27th March 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Wye Valley', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-DB7184
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. A single cast hole extends through the middle of the weight and a copper alloy wire (diameter 2.2mm) is fixed into it; it is likely that this was used to suspend the weight and aided safe-keeping and storage. The weight is undecorated although the external surface is covered in knife marks and cuts. It is a mid grey colour with an abraded and corroded patina that covers all surfaces. Similar weights have been dated to both the Roman and the mediev…
Created on: Tuesday 2nd December 2014
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Orleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-138876
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, cast lead alloy, weight of post medieval date. The weight is flat and broadly circular in plan. It has an abraded , irregular rim, which is most prominent on the top side. The irregular nature of the rim is probably due to movement in the plough soil. On both sides of the weight is a central indentation. The only markings are four irregularly spaced, incised ringlets on one half of the top side. The weight has a yellow grey patina all over. The maximum diameter of the weight is 30.5mm, and its maximum thickness, at the rim, is 5.4mm. It weighs 23.95g ( 0.845oz).
Created on: Sunday 6th April 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 8th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-1A2647
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead weight of Roman to Post Medieval date. This irregular crude weight is domed and sub oval in plan, with a piercing. The peircing is off centre and tapers from bottom to top. The weight is plain with a cream patina. Height 11.3mm. Length 24.3mm, width 22.5mm. Peircing Diameter (maximum) 7.22mm on underside, 5.6mm on the top. Weight 31.9g (1.12oz).
Created on: Saturday 11th January 2014
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-44E4B7
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead alloy Medieval spindle whorl. It is biconical in shape, with a circular perforation in the centre. The whorl has a hole in one side due to a casting flaw. One end of the piercing has a rounded lip. There is no descernable decoration. The spindle is light grey in colour. The spindle is 24.8mm in diameter, and 14.0mm high. The piercing is 9.4mm in diameter at the plain end and 10.0mm at the lipped end. The whorl weighs 24.6g.
Created on: Wednesday 1st January 2014
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-B1C5D2
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead alloy weight of unknown date. This plain, crude lead weight is broadly concial in shape and weighs one pound (491g). The weight originally had an iron loop, the stubs of which protude from opposite sides near the top. The conical shape has a broad rounded top, and around the base there is a wide, uneven lip. The weight has a cream patina, with the underlying grey metal showing at the sight of a recent plough strike. The weight is 39.6mm tall and has a maximum diameter of 54.3mm. The weight is similar to example 69 and 75 in Biggs and Withers, Lead Weights.
Created on: Sunday 1st December 2013
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-BBE082
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A lead weight of Roman to Post Medieval date. It was crudely formed by rolling a piece of flat lead into an hollow cylinder, and was probably designed to hang around a cord or thread. This plain weight is oval in cross-section. It has a white patina. It is 20.2mm long and is 12.4mm x 10.8mm in cross section. It weighs 11.8g.
Created on: Thursday 7th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 11th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-BA15B8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead weight of Roman to Post Medieval date. This crude weight is domed and sub oval in plan, with a central peircing. It is plain with a creamy white patina. Height 7.3mm. Length 17.0 17.0mm, width 14.3mm. Peircing Diameter (maximum) 3.6mm Weight 7.98g (0.28oz).
Created on: Thursday 7th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 28th January 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-B9D676
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead weight of Roman to Post Medieval date. This crude weight is broadly a flat dome in shape, with a central peircing. It is plain with a creamy white patina. Height 7.6mm. Diameter (maximum) 22.2mm. Internal diameter of the central piercing (maximum) 7.5mm Weight 17.56g (0.62oz).
Created on: Thursday 7th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 11th November 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-943DE2
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably medieval - modern (1200-1900). The weight is sub-cylindrical with a single cast hole set off centre (diameter 10.2mm). The weight is a mid grey colour with an abraded slight dusty surface patina. The weight measures 39.5mm length 21.5mm width, is 20.7mm thick and weighs 83.03 grams.
Created on: Thursday 24th October 2013
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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Record ID: HESH-942C45
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy weight of unknown date probably later medieval or modern 1300-1800 AD. The weight is sub-circular in plan and rectangular in profile. Through the centre is a circular hole (10.4mm) . There is no decoration. The weight is a white colour with an even, but powdery corrosion. Similar weights have been dated to both the Roman and the medieval periods however it is most likely that this is of medieval date, probably for use as a net or line weight. The weight measures 22.9mm diameter 13.4mm high and weighs 29.38 grams.
Created on: Thursday 24th October 2013
Last updated: Monday 18th February 2019
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