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Record ID: WAW-7695C8
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval to Post medieval (14th to 18th century) lead alloy cloth seal: This is an incomplete two or four part cloth seal comprising two circular discs over laying each other. lThere are no visible linking ribbons or studs. One disc is decorated with a possible heraldic shield split into quarters, with the upper left quarter having horizintal bars, otherwise it is unclear. The surface of the seal has a cream matte patina. It measures 19.62mm long, 19.79mm wide, 5.45mm thick and weighs 5.53g. Cloth seals were in use between the 14th and 18th centuries (Egan, 1989) as a form of quali…
Created on: Friday 5th April 2019
Last updated: Friday 5th April 2019
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Record ID: GLO-40C654
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead pointed oval vessica shaped seal matrix. The face is very badly worn and corroded resulting in the loss of almost all of the detail except for a recessed pellet in the centre. Also, the entire inscription has also been lost except for the vague impression of a U or W to one side. The reverse has similarly suffered from ware and corrosion. Traces of a central spine are visible that are flanked by a semi-circular arch the has a pellet in the centre. there would have been a loop at one end of the spine but this is now completely truncated.
Created on: Monday 25th February 2019
Last updated: Monday 4th March 2019
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Record ID: WAW-F09976
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval (12th to 15th centuries) spindle whorl: A cast lead or lead alloy spindle whorl which is sub-circular in plan and in profile is biconical. There is a central sub-circular perforation which is 8.64mm diameter. The surface of the spindle whorl is decorated on both faces, one face has two concentric ridges with transverse ridges between two rings and the outlines of triangles bordering the outer edge. The other face is decorated with a five-petalled flower, where a sixth petal is a single linear ridge. Each petal is decorated with two pellets and a pellet between each petal. The …
Created on: Thursday 21st February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: WAW-EE4E45
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Medieval (13th century) seal matrix: The lead seal matrix is circular and a flat-backed type which is decorated with a high-relief arrow, with a pellet wither side of the central stem. At the edge, where the legend starts, and where the arrow points, there is a perforated lug. The underside of the matrix has the legend and device which has been engraved. The device depicts a fleur-de-lis. This device is within a fine linear border which separates the device from the legend. The legend reads + S : WALTER · LE · VADER The matrix measures 28.08mm long, 28.17mm long, 9.58mm thick and…
Created on: Thursday 21st February 2019
Last updated: Friday 22nd February 2019
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Record ID: PUBLIC-D02DA0
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete, cast, lead token of Medieval to Post Medieval date. The token is uniface with a raised design. It has been bent, and on one side it is ripped and misshaped with about 1/5th lost. The floral design consists of six petals, radiating from a central pellet within a circumference border. The token is grey in colour, 24mm in diameter (bent), 2mm thick and weighs 5.9g.
Created on: Sunday 9th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-CFD185
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, cast, lead token of Medieval to Post Medieval date. The token is uniface with a raised linear design of a cross overlaying a saltire, it is grey in colour. The token is 17mm in diameter, 3mm thick and weighs 4.5 g.
Created on: Sunday 9th December 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-57E343
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead uniface token dating to the Medieval to Post Medieval period (c. AD 1300-1700). The obverse depicts an eight-spoked cartwheel design with a round pellet at the centre and eight round pellets at the edge of each segment. The reverse in undecorated and the edges are slightly chipped. The token has been bent into a slight V-shape on the obverse. The token can be classified as Powell Type 3. Similar examples recored on the PAS database include: DOR-58A2C6 and DENO-EF05BB. The overall dimensions are as follows: 22.3mm in diameter 2.24mm in thickness and 7.77g in weight.
Created on: Wednesday 21st November 2018
Last updated: Friday 11th January 2019
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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-395A10
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead token of Medieval or Post Medieval date. The token is uniface with a raised design of five straight lines radiating from the centre to the edge to create 5 unequal divisions. Two of the divisions, which are approximately opposite each other, contain a single pellet. The token is light grey ion colour. Diameter 200mm, thickness 3.0mm, weight 4.5g.
Created on: Saturday 8th September 2018
Last updated: Monday 10th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', 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: WAW-4BCB7A
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval (later 17th century) incomplete cast lead four part cloth seal. Two discs of a four-part seal remain, discs two and three, but the connecting ribbon is missing. Disc two has 'OF ENGLAND with a bust facing right. Disc three has a fleur-de-lis with 1 to left and ½ to the right. The seal is in fair condition and the surface has a buff patina. The largest disc measures 19.39mm long, 13.42mm wide, 1.57mm thick and weighs 1.23g. Cloth seals were in use between the 14th and 18th centuries (Egan, 1994) as a form of quality control. This may be a 17th century example. There ar…
Created on: Wednesday 4th April 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 4th April 2018
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Record ID: WAW-2A0248
Object type: POWDER MEASURE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval (mid 17th century) powder measure cap: The lead cap is cylindrical with a sealed terminal. In plan the upper cap is sub-oval and on opposite edges the cap, there are two integral loops. The lower edge of the rim has a bordering thickened ridge on the outer face and the rim has been squashed together. The cap has a stone ball stuck inside. The surface of the cap is a matte off-white colour. It measures 19.26mm thick across the narrow upper face, 27.32mm long across the rim and 19.38mm from the lower rim to upper edge. It weighs 27.31g. The powder measure cap is a…
Created on: Friday 8th September 2017
Last updated: Friday 8th September 2017
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Record ID: WAW-C57FFB
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman to Medieval (1st to 15th centuries) spindle whorl: A cast lead or lead alloy spindle whorl which is sub-circular in plan and in profile is sub bi-convex. There is a central sub-circular perforation which is 10.05mm diameter. The surface of the spindle whorl is decorated; both faces have a pellet alternating with a ridge radiating from the perforation. The surface is oxidised and is a cream colour. It measures 31.28mm in diameter 13.45mm in thickness, the inner diameter measures 10.05mm and the object weighs 44.6g. Spindle whorls, as an artefact type, can be hard to dat…
Created on: Thursday 9th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 10th April 2017
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Record ID: PUBLIC-4EA123
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, cast, lead, spindle whorl of probable Medieval date. It is biconical in shape, with a circular perforation in the centre. It has a cream patina. The weight is heavily abraded with multiple gouges so it is hard to say whether it was plain or decorated. Diameter 25mm, height 17mm. The diameter of the central hole is 9mm. Weight 37.4 grams.
Created on: Friday 3rd February 2017
Last updated: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-FD49F8
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, post medieval, lead token. The token is uniface with a raised cast design. The deisgn consists of four tear drop shapes whose pointed ends meet in the centre of the token, possibly representing the petals of a flower. It is light grey with patches of cream patina.. Maximum diameter 20.8mm, thickness 2.6mm, weight 4.7grams.
Created on: Wednesday 18th January 2017
Last updated: Friday 20th January 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-6908DA
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval (c. 1500 to 1900) probable lead token: The design, consists of a feather motif. Powell Type 4. The reverse is undecorated. The surface is a cream colour. The token measure 19.94mm long, 20.17mm wide, 2.11mm thick, weighing 4.92g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carrying initials are generally deemed to be Post Medieval in date (1500-1850AD), those which seem to mimic Medieval penny desig…
Created on: Monday 12th September 2016
Last updated: Monday 12th September 2016
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Record ID: WAW-322BD1
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: ROMAN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Roman to post medieval date (c. AD43-1600) lead pot mend: It consists of a broadly triangular piece of lead with a sub H-shaped section. The void on the edge has a fragment of ceramic material remaining with an oxidised orange-brown surface and a dark grey core. The lead has a thick white patina. Lead pot mends were used throughout the Roman and medieval periods as a result these are extremely difficult to date unless dateable ceramic material survives with the repair. The ceramic material is too small to date. The pot mend measures 36.29mm in length, 28.95mm maximum width, is 7…
Created on: Monday 23rd May 2016
Last updated: Monday 23rd May 2016
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Record ID: PUBLIC-02574C
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, cast lead pot mend / vessel repair of Roman to Post Medieval date. This mend was for a vessel wall of approximately 3mm thickness. On one side the mend is broadly round in plan, on the other, larger side, it is broadly rectangular in plan. It is H shaped in cross section and has a developed white coloured surface patina. The mend measures 29mm long, 27mm wide and 17mm thick, it weighs 34.5g.
Created on: Saturday 2nd April 2016
Last updated: Monday 11th April 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Upton Bishop', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-27939B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probable Post Medieval (c. 1500 to 1900) uniface lead token: The design consists of two low-relief crosses which may have been scored into the surface. The reverse is undecorated. The surface has a developed mid brown patina. The token measures 20.31mm long, 20.49mm wide, 2.56mm thick, weighs 6.47g. This is possibly a lead token, but it is unusual in its low-relief design. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Th…
Created on: Wednesday 3rd February 2016
Last updated: Friday 5th February 2016
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Record ID: HESH-6EF31A
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead alloy token of later medieval or post-medieval date (1200-1800). The token is irregular in plan due to damage possible from the plough soil. The decoration on the front face is in relief, this consists of a series of ribs. However due to wear and corrosion it is difficult to identify the design and to categorise the token using Powell's typology. The reverse of the token is undecorated. The token grey in colour with uneven surfaces and worn edges. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and…
Created on: Thursday 26th November 2015
Last updated: Saturday 16th February 2019
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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: WAW-6DAA11
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval (c. 1500 to 1800) lead uniface token: The design consists of high-relief V's which radiate, in an irregular manor from the centre. The token is slightly bent, probably due to damage rather than intention. On the reverse the token has fine irregular cross-hatching/scratches. The surface is a light grey colour. The token measure 30.13mm diameter, 3.49mm thick, weighs 15.07g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date pr…
Created on: Thursday 26th November 2015
Last updated: Monday 30th November 2015
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Record ID: HESH-CB28B1
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy token of later medieval or post-medieval date (1200-1800). The token is sub-circular in plan. The decoration on the front face of this token is that of a six petalled flower. This consists of four lentoid shaped petals formed from raised ribs which emanate from the centre and finish at the edge of the token to create the outline of the petals. Two further sub-circular shaped petals are also created from raised ribs, these are located at the outer edge of the token with two lentoid shaped petals either side. The reverse of the token is undecorated. The design has been …
Created on: Wednesday 18th November 2015
Last updated: Saturday 16th 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: WAW-6FCCC9
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Post Medieval (c. 1500 to 1850) lead uniface token: The design consists of a central pellet from which there is 6 radiating lines. Around the border there is a zig-zag design which gives the design the appearance of a flower - Powell Type 1. The reverse is undecorated. The surface is a light brown colour. The token measure 20.61mm diameter, 2.51mm thick, weighs 4.33g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carr…
Created on: Thursday 28th May 2015
Last updated: Friday 29th May 2015
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Record ID: HESH-1FE9CF
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead or lead alloy spindle whorl of Roman to Post Medieval date (AD 1 - 1650), most probably later medieval (AD 1150-1600). In plan the spindle whorl is sub-circular and in profile is bi-convex. There is a central sub-circular perforation which is 8.6mm diameter. The perforation is irregular in shape possibly due to wear. The internal edge also has an oval shaped void in the side wall.Both faces of the spindle whorl have seven triangular shaped indentations with the flat edge of the triangle located at the outer edge of the spindle whorl and the pointed angle reaching to the ce…
Created on: Tuesday 12th May 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 26th May 2015
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Record ID: NMGW-5CA592
Object type: CLOTH SEAL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead cloth seal The seal is of uncertain form and the fragmentary remains of two discs are represented, now oval (with a surviving, length of 18.7mm, a surviving width of 13.0mm, a depth of 4.0mm and a weight of 4.3g). The face has a partial inscription preserved: EDWA[ ], indicating Edward, within a beaded border and the device at the centre has a trefoil at the apex, possibly a component of a crown but little of the device now survives.
Created on: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
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Record ID: HESH-F46B66
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An unidentified object, or possible cast lead mount of probable late Post Medieval to Modern date circa (1750-1900)The object is broadly sub oval in plan and profile. The object depicts a lion with protruding brow, nose and whiskers and a flowing mane andinset eyes. The object has been mis-cast. It has an uneven cream to mid green patina. The object weighs 60.4 grams and is 45.4 mm in length, 35.9 in width, and 8.8 mm thick.
Created on: Thursday 26th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 24th October 2017
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Record ID: HESH-DEF977
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead or lead alloy lion headed mount, of probable Post Medieval date (1500-1750 AD). The mount is sub oval in plan and cross section.The domed front face is decorated with a modelled lions head surrounded with a flowing mane. The detail of the face and mane have been abraded, but it is possible to identify the eyes, nose and mouth of the lion. The back of the mount is plain and undecorated. Covering around 30% of the reverse face is the remnants of a corroded iron wire. The mount is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. The iron attachments on the…
Created on: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd October 2017
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Record ID: HESH-DEF886
Object type: MOUNT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead or lead alloy lion headed mount, of probable Post Medieval date (1500-1750 AD). The mount is sub oval in plan and broadly 'D' shaped in cross section. The domed front face is decorated with a modelled lions head surrounded with a flowing mane. The detail of the face and mane have been abraded, but it is possible to identify the eyes and nose of the lion. The back of the mount is plain and undecorated and contains a deep linear ridge which may have once housed an iron attachment. The mount is a light cream colour, with an even surface patina. Several similar …
Created on: Wednesday 25th February 2015
Last updated: Monday 23rd October 2017
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Record ID: NMGW-3752B3
Object type: SEAL MATRIX
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead seal matrix of 12th or 13th century date The matrix is of pointed-oval form and is near-complete but is distorted (with a distorted length of 41.6mm, a width of 26.0mm, a thickness of 2.7mm - 3.7mm and a weight of 18.3g). The rear has a lug at its apex, (giving a maximum surviving depth of 8.6mm), which does not appear to be perforated and may have broken before the perforation. There is no suggestion of a rib or similar, descending from the lug. The seal die moderately clear and has a comparatively crude inscription. The central device is geometric, comprising thre…
Created on: Tuesday 17th February 2015
Last updated: Tuesday 17th February 2015
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Record ID: PUBLIC-4566CE
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete, cast lead spindle whorl of probable Medieval date. It is biconical in shape, with a circular perforation in the centre. The whorl has been miscast, with a leak in the mould resulting in the lead from one side forming as blobs on the other. One of these blobs detached from the whorl as the artefact was being recovered and this blob has been weighed with the rest of the artefact. The whorl has moulded decoration on both sides, consisting of triangles based on the whorl centre with their apex at the central piercing, each triangle contains a single pellet, with another pellet …
Created on: Wednesday 31st December 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 12th December 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: PUBLIC-25CC5D
Object type: VESSEL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete, cast lead, pot mend / vessel repair of Roman to Medieval date. This mend was for a vessel wall of 3mm to 3.2mm thickness. A fragment of pottery remains in the plug, it is orange in colour with some black inclusions of about 5mm diameter. The mend is broadly tear dropped in plan on one side, and circular on the smaller side. It has a white patina. The mend 34.8mm long, 23.3mm wide and 10.4mm thick, it weighs 41.1g.
Created on: Tuesday 11th November 2014
Last updated: Monday 11th July 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brampton Abbotts', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-658FCC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Post Medieval (c. 1500 to 1850) lead uniface token: The design consists of a possible W with three pellets within voids of the letter. The reverse is undecorated. The surface is a matte oxidised light brown/cream colour. The tokens measure 18.99mm diameter, 2.91mm thick, weighs 4.7g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, etc. and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carrying initials are generally deemed to be Post Medieval in date (1500-1850 AD), tho…
Created on: Thursday 9th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 23rd October 2014
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Record ID: WAW-53285B
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Probable Post Medieval (c.1500-1850) cast lead uniface token. The token carries a design consisting of a cross fleuretty over an annulet. The reverse is undecorated. The surface is a matte yellow/cream colour. The token measures 26.92mm long, 25.77mm wide, and weighs 18.2g. Lead tokens had a wide variety of potential uses such as use as tallies, gaming pieces, tickets, weights, and are believed to have been locally produced; they are therefore difficult to date precisely. Those carrying initials are generally deemed to be Post Medieval in date (1500-1850 AD), those which seem to mi…
Created on: Thursday 3rd July 2014
Last updated: Thursday 3rd July 2014
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Record ID: PUBLIC-2C94A7
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete lead cast token of probable post-medieval date. The crude uniface token has a simple cast pattern of a cross (Powell Type 14). The token is sub oval in shape and grey in colour. The token weighs 9.23g. The thickness varies from 2.6mm to 2.8mm. The token is 22.8mm long by 20.0mm wide.
Created on: Sunday 12th January 2014
Last updated: Thursday 18th August 2016
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-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
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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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