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Record ID: HESH-068B4A
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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An incomplete cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable medieval date (1300 - 1550). The weight is broadly oval (sub-rectangular with tapering sides terminating in blunt points) in plan and cross section. On the upper point is an integral cast suspension loop which is circular in plan and oval in cross section and is broken across its upper edge. The perforation / hole through the centre is also oval with the upper edge being worn. The body of the weight has a large central rib which extends from the upper edge to the base. The weight seems to be relatively undecorated. There are two…
Created on: Friday 12th April 2019
Last updated: Wednesday 3rd July 2019
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Record ID: HESH-08C5F2
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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-627C4E
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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-8594A9
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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: PUBLIC-1A2647
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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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
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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
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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
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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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