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Record ID: LANCUM-3235F1
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Head fragment from a lead figurine of post-medieval date (c. 1650 - 1800 AD). The object is hollow and in the form of a female with loose long hair and one arm raised. The arm is broken and not hollow. There is a triangular protrusion at the crown of the figure's head. The object is dark grey in colour with patches of a white patina. The object is 45.78mm in length, 27.34mm in width and 20.78mm in thickness. It weighs 27.64g. There are numerous similar examples of post-medieval figurines recorded on the database, reflecting a resurgence of Classical imagery in this period.
Created on: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Last updated: Thursday 14th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-D94B55
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Lead musket ball of post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD). The musket ball is broadly spherical in from with some flattened areas. The object has a white patina. It is 12.16mm in diameter and weighs 8.79g.
Created on: Friday 8th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-D93F31
Object type: MUSKET BALL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
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Lead musket ball of post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD). The musket ball is broadly globular in form, although there are two circular flat areas that give it a triangular section when viewed from the side. The object has a white patina. It is 14.56mm in diameter and weighs 13.87g.
Created on: Friday 8th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-D91194
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead shot for a firearm of post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD). The object is globular in form with a casting seam around the diameter and a prominent casting spur. The object is dark grey in colour with a slight white patina. It is 12.61mm in diameter, 13.78mm in length and weighs 11.42g.
Created on: Friday 8th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-D8B636
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead biface token of late medieval to post-medieval date (c. 1400 - 1700 AD). The token comprises a circular disc, dark grey in colour with a slight white patina. One side has the design in relief of a five-petalled flower (Powel type 1), while the other side has a grid pattern (see Fletcher, p. 65). The object is 21.13mm in diameter, 3.08mm in thickness and weighs 6.19g. Fletcher, E (2005) Leaden Tokens and Tallies. Witham, Essex: Greenlight Publishing
Created on: Friday 8th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-D870CC
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead token of medieval to modern date (c. 1300 - 1800 AD). The object comprises a circular disc. The surface of the object is worn and marked and there is no suggestion of any design remaining, if there ever was one. A small chipped patch on the edge shows the object to be dark grey in colour with a white patina. It is 27.44mm in diameter, 2.40mm in thickness and weighs 11.39g.
Created on: Friday 8th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-D801B7
Object type: SEAL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead bag seal of post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD). The object is formed from two circular discs pressed together with two rectangular apertures left for textile ligatures. There is a raised design on one face of a long or Latin cross with three pellets in each of the upper corners on a square shield, within a beaded border. The other face has the inscription: 12K. A section of the object has broken off and it is unclear whether the inscription would have continued. The broken edge is heavily patinated with a white patina that extends across the object. It is 20.55mm in length, 17…
Created on: Friday 8th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-D78FB9
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead uniface token of medieval to early post-medieval date (c. 1250 - 1600 AD). The token takes the form of a circular disc with a design in relief on one face of a cross pattee with a single pellet in each corner. The object is 23.34mm in diameter, 3.81mm in thickness and weighs 11.97g. Tokens of this design were produced across the medieval period and into the post-medieval period, taking their inspiration from a common coin reverse. Without archaeological context, therefore, it would not be possible to date this example any more precisely. See: Fletcher (2005) Leaden Tokens and Tal…
Created on: Friday 8th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 19th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-DD5E25
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead spindle whorl or possibly gaming piece of early medieval to post-medieval date (c. 800 - 1650 AD). The object is cylindrical in form with a central circular perforation. The top face is embellished by rectangular indents, giving the impression of crenellation. The object has a light-brown patina. It is 25.54mm in diameter and 10.85mm in thickness. The diameter of the central perforation is 9.84mm. It weighs 37.40g. Lead spindle whorls are difficult to date without archaeological context. Cylindrical examples with decoration only on one side have been dated to the early medieval a…
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 26th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-DCEA7B
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead biconical spindle whorl of medieval date (c. 1200 - 1500 AD). The object is circular in plan and triangular in section, with a central circular aperture. Both faces are decorated with raised lines that extend around the inner and outer edges and across the face. Between the lines sit clusters of three raised dots. The object has a light-brown patina. It is 27.60mm in diameter and 11.08mm in thickness. The diameter of the central aperture is 9.74mm. The object weighs 40.49g. Lead spindle whorls can be difficult to date without archaeological context. Biconical examples with raised…
Created on: Tuesday 15th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 26th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-CA0F6C
Object type: TOKEN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead circular biface token of medieval or post-medieval date (c. 1200 - 1650 AD). The token has a raised linear design of a central triangle with three lines extending from each of the sides to the outer edge on one side. The design on the other side is also linear, with a curved cross-hash element, but if there is a coherent motif it cannot be made out. The object is dark grey in colour with a light brown patina. It is 21.52mm in diameter, 3.88mm in thickness and weighs 10.83g.
Created on: Monday 14th January 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 26th February 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-65589B
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead object of uncertain function and date, possibly a gaming piece. Suggested date-range: c. 900 - 1800 AD. The object is circular with a central circular perforation and prominent crenallations that rise up from the outer edge. The object has a matt, light-brown patina. It is 21.27mm in diameter, 12.13mm in height and 3.46mm in thickness. It weighs 14.30g. Similar examples have been recorded on the database but the precise function of these objects is unknown: YORYM-0DD735, YORYM-231508 and YORYM-2306D4. The crenallation and perforation of this object bears reminiscence with gaming …
Created on: Tuesday 4th December 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 4th December 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-2D2F29
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead biconical spindle whorl of medieval date (c. 1200 - 1500 AD). The object is circular in plan, with a central circular perforation and angled faces resulting in a triangular section. The object has moulded decoration on both faces: on one side this consists of a ridge around the central perforation and a line of circles around the middle of the face; the other side is more worn but linear ridges can be seen extending across the face. The object has a light brown patina. It is 29.71mm in diameter, 11.84mm in thickness and weighs 40.97g. The diameter of the central perforation is 10.…
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2018
Last updated: Thursday 22nd November 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-087599
Object type: PLUMB BOB
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete lead plumb bob or fishing weight of medieval date (c. 1100 - 1500 AD). The object is oblong in form, with facetted faces creating a lozenge-shaped section. There is a forked spur at the top of the object which is all that remains of the original suspension loop; the broken ends are worn. The surface of the object is embellished with a raised design: on one face, transverse lines extend from a wide central ridge to the outer edge; on the other face, one side of the wide central ridge has a zig-zag pattern running down the face, while the other side is divided by a further lon…
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-064C3A
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead biconical spindle whorl of medieval date (c. 1200 - 1500 AD). The object is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. Both faces are angled and the outer edge is flattened, resulting in a trapezoidal section. The surface of the object is very worn but a design of equally-spaced transverse raised lines can be made out across both faces. The object has a light brown patina. It is 28.99mm in diameter, 10.21mm in thickness and weighs 31.36g. The diameter of the central perforation is 11.01mm. Lead spindle whorls are difficult to date precisely without archaeological cont…
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 26th October 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-5E545F
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead cylindrical spindle whorl of uncertain date (c. 43 - 1800 AD). The object is circular in plan with a central, circular perforation, slightly larger in diameter on one side than the other. The object is D-shaped in section. Damage has been sustained by the object, leaving a rough, irregular area to one side. Otherwise, the object has a smooth, white patina. It is 22.45mm in diameter, 12.14mm in thickness and weighs 35.71g. The diameter of the central perforation is 9.38mm at one end and 7.56mm at the other end. Lead spindle whorls are difficult to date without archaeological conte…
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-5E1B38
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead biconical spindle whorl of late medieval or post-medieval date (c. 1300 - 1600 AD). The spindle whorl is circular in plan and triangular in section and has a circular, central perforation. There is a further circular perforation through one side of the object; this perforation is oval and irregular at the top and circular and narrow at the bottom, demonstrating that it was pierced from the outer edge. Both faces of the spindle whorl are decorated with a raised pattern: on one face this consists of transverse lines, interspersed with lozenge-shaped dots; while the other face has tr…
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-5D8D68
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead biconical spindle whorl of probable medieval date (c. 1200 - 1500 AD). The object is circular in plan. A central, circular perforation and angled faces result in a triangular section. While the surface of the object is very worn, a raised zig-zag design can be seen on both faces. The object has a light-brown patina. It is 29.29mm in diameter, 9.54mm in thickness and weighs 26.49g. The diameter of the central perforation is 10.00mm. While lead objects can be difficult to date precisely without archaeological context, the form and decoration of this spindle whorl places it most lik…
Created on: Thursday 4th October 2018
Last updated: Friday 12th October 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-F4AADF
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead circular weight of probable post-medieval date (c. 1500 - 1750 AD). The object is circular in plan, with sloping sides. It is of irregular thickness, with one side obviously thicker than the other. Both upper and lower faces are slightly sunken in the middle. The surface of the object is worn and notched. It has a smooth, light-brown patina. The object is 33.48mm in diameter, 14.84mm at maximum thickness and weighs 109.81g. Lead weights are difficult to date without archaeological context; however, weights of this form are typically assigned to the post-medieval period. Similar e…
Created on: Saturday 29th September 2018
Last updated: Tuesday 2nd October 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-12A90C
Object type: FIGURINE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead male figurine with an exaggerated phallus, of probable post-medieval date (c. 1600 - 1800 AD). The object is flat at the back and moulded at the front in the crude form of a man with no arms but with legs and feet, as well as a large phallus and testes. The figure wears a hat which is similar in style to a bowler hat, below which facial features are crudely incised. The object has a cream-coloured patina. It is 64.67mm in length, 13.16mm at maximum width and 18.56mm at maximum thickness. It weighs 43.22g. Similar figurines are known from both Roman and post-medieval contexts. Thi…
Created on: Thursday 6th September 2018
Last updated: Thursday 27th September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near Lancaster', grid reference and parish protected.


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