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Record ID: HESH-239C3B
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Cast copper alloy weight of post-medieval date (1588-1603). The weight is part of a larger group of stacking weights, having a wide and relatively thick raised edge on the upper face. It measures 4.4mm thick, diameter of 36.6mm and weighs 24.9 grams (0.88 ozs or 384.6 grains). The front and rear faces both have turned circles around a central hollow point; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. At the centre of the front face is a damaged image which is within a circle and adjacent, outside the circle is a crudely stamped / punched sword. Below this is a ewer stam…
Created on: Tuesday 25th June 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 26th June 2019
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Record ID: HESH-2309CB
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A lead weight, most likely Post Medieval in date. This weight is cone shaped. The bottom face disc is flat, there are no traces of decoration on the object. The spike of the cone is truncated and is flattened although un-parallel to the bottom. Diameter: 26.93mm, Height: 32.76mm, Weight: 110.01 grams.
Created on: Tuesday 25th June 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 26th June 2019
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Record ID: HESH-1EC8D4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A cast lead alloy weight, most likely of Post Medieval in date. This weight is circular in shape. The obverse face of the disc is roughly flat and undecorated. The reverse however contains a large casting sprue which was never removed, meaning this weight was never finished; the general surface is also uneven. Length: 31.82mm, Width: 31.18mm, Thickness (without spur): 6.36mm, Thickness (with spur): 14.47 Weight: 42.5 grams
Created on: Tuesday 25th June 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 26th June 2019
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Record ID: HESH-8FB9E8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Cast copper alloy weight of post-medieval date (1588-1603). The weight is part of a larger group of stacking weights, having a wide and relatively thick raised edge on the upper face. It measures 4.4mm thick, diameter of 36.6mm and weighs 24.9 grams (0.88 ozs or 384.6 grains). The front and rear faces both have turned circles around a central hollow point; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. At the centre of the front face is a stamp of a crown which is within a circle. The reverse face has a small circular depression at the centre and the rest of face is uncle…
Created on: Tuesday 18th June 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 26th June 2019
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Record ID: HESH-8D1488
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A lead alloy circular pan weight, of most likely Post Medieval date. This weight is circular in shape. The two faces of the disc are roughly flat, and there are no traces of decoration on the object. Diameter: 35.88mm, Thickness: 8.76mm, Weight: 76.02 grams
Created on: Tuesday 18th June 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 26th June 2019
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Record ID: HESH-D15048
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Lead weight, probably of post-medieval date (c. AD 1500 - 1800). The objects upper face is concave and roundly shaped in the body with a D-shaped section, and a rectangular extension at one end, presumably for suspension. The other face is flat with some intrusion from the extension along the surface. The weight is dark grey in colour with a white patina. It is 21.59mm in length, 31.79mm in width and 14.58mm thick. It weighs 24.4g. Created on: Wednesday 17th April 2019
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2019
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Record ID: HESH-D08D47
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A lead weight, likely dating to the post medieval period. The weight is roughly cylindrical in plan. This surface expands from the top downwards, on the top surface is a hole going on to the object. The object has a great deal of abrasion and as a consequence the shape is deformed. The object measures 34.84mm high, has a length of 20.26, a width of 17.16 and weighs 86.6g.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2019
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Record ID: HESH-D05309
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A lead weight, likely dating to the post medieval period. The weight is cylindrical in plan. This surface expands from the top downwards, on the top surface is a hole going on to the object. The object has some abrasion possessing two thin and long cuts across the surfaces sides and a scarred surface which has been created by wear. The object measures 46.43mm high, has a diameter of 19.30 and weighs 100.00g.
Created on: Tuesday 28th May 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 28th May 2019
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Record ID: HESH-3FD808
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Solid circular lead weight of probable medieval or post medieval date. It has a considerable degree of wear on both faces- on one a projecting rim is apparent and the surface is slightly dished / concave. The weight is a mid cream - grey colour. It measures 35.72mm in diameter and is 9.2mm thick; it weighs 64.61g.
Created on: Tuesday 21st May 2019
Last updated: Saturday 25th May 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-88C497
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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
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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
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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
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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: HESH-049F63
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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: HESH-F92162
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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: PUBLIC-138876
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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: HESH-D3F685
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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Cast copper alloy weight of post-medieval date (1625-1685). 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. The front face is further marked with a series of stamps - including a crowned C (for Charles I (1625-1649) or Charles II (1660-1685); the dagger or sword of the London Guildhall; and a faint ewer (coffee pot) of the Worshipful Company of Founders. It is possible …
Created on: Wednesday 22nd May 2013
Last updated: Friday 9th May 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Much Marcle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: HESH-096BA0
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A cast copper alloy weight of probable late post-medieval or modern date (1700-1800). 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 point on the obverse and a raised boss on the reverse; all of these concentric circles are regular and well formed. Around the central area on the reverse is a considerable depression . The upper face is marked irregularly with a series of stamped initials. These comprise a crowned G (George I), a long sword (the…
Created on: Wednesday 12th September 2012
Last updated: Thursday 20th September 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brinsop', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-6FFEB7
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A plain, cast lead weight, of probable Post Medieval date. This weight has suffered a couple of heavy plough strikes which have gouged and mishaped it. Originally it was conical in shape with a large central piercing. It has a yellow-white patina, and is grey in colour where abrasion and strikes have occurred. It is 14.5 mm high and has a maximum diameter 26.8mm (although probably less before it was damaged). It weighs 36.8g.
Created on: Friday 8th July 2011
Last updated: Monday 8th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-6F9011
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A complete, cast, lead alloy weight, probably Post Medieval in date, although these are difficult to date and therefore a broader Roman - Post Medieval date range is suggested. This plain weight has a squat, cylindrical shape. There is a small central piercing. It is mostly grey over its smooth surface, with a yellow cream patina in its crevices. There is no obvious decoration or symbols on the surfaces. It's maximum diameter is 25.9mm, and it is 14.9mm high. It weighs 40.8g. The central piercing's diameter is 4.8mm.
Created on: Friday 8th July 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 17th August 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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