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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: 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-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
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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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