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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-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-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-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-9F1431
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
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A lead weight of unknown date. It was crudely formed by rolling a piece of flat lead into an elongated hollow cylinder, and was probably designed to hang around a cord or thread. The weight is circular in cross-section. It has a white patina. It is 30.6mm long and 12.2mm in diameter. It weighs 20.2g.
Created on: Monday 1st October 2012
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-AE10D0
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
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A cast lead weight of unknown date. This crude, plain, weight is broadly conical in shape with a central piercing. It has a cream white patina suggesting a pre-modern date. It weighs 32.6g (1.15oz ). The maximum diameter at the base is 27.1mm, and the height is 13.1mm. The piercing is a maximum of 4.3mm in diameter at the top.
Created on: Friday 26th October 2012
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-B9A720
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead weight of unknown date. This crude, plain, weight is a flat cylinder in shape. It has a cream patina suggesting a pre-modern date. It weighs 36.4g (1.28oz ). Maximum diameter 29.5mm, maximum thickness 7.1mm.
Created on: Saturday 27th October 2012
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-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-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-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-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-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-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: 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-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: 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-0B7467
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast copper alloy trade weight of probable post medieval date (1600-1750). The weight is circular in plan with a raised rim and sunken, slightly convex, interior. The rim and interior are the same on each face. The weight has been abraded in the plough soil and corrosion and wear has obscured the stamped marks. These marks are only present on the upper face and are positioned in a broadly symmetrical pattern. The stamps consist of well struck, but slightly distorted letters: F, W, L (possibly F), and V. The reverse is plain, apart from the slight distortion caused by the use of the pun…
Created on: Friday 19th January 2007
Last updated: Wednesday 4th October 2017
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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: 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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