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Record ID: LANCUM-DE1B40
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Early Bronze Age copper alloy developed flat axe, possibly Aylesford or Bandon type (Schmidt and Burgess, 1981, 65-7) probably dating to between c2300 to c1700 BC. The axe has a broad head, tapering to a narrow butt. There is no evidence of flanges or ridges along the sides of either face but it is heavily corroded. This implement is sub-rectangular in plan with an expanded crescent shaped blade. The butt, in plan, is complete with a rounded terminal. In cross section the body of the axe has lentoid profile. The axe appears to be undecorated. The length is 77mm, width 37mm, thickness 1…
Created on: Tuesday 16th January 2018
Last updated: Friday 22nd March 2019
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Record ID: SWYOR-D146CA
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy musket ball dating from the Post-Medieval period, AD 1600 - 1850. It is 20.5mm in diameter and weighs 29.02gm. It has a dark cream coloured patina but is otherwise unmarked. The mass of this ball suggests that it would have been used in a musket. (Harding (2012) Lead Shot of the English Civil War: a Radical Study.)
Created on: Tuesday 13th October 2015
Last updated: Friday 15th March 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-9AC7B6
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy handle from a post-medieval chafing dish, dating from AD 1400 - 1600. The handle has a trapezoidal frame, broadly rectangular in section, with three concaved sides and three short sides, one very worn from where the attachment lug would have sat and attached it to the bowl/dish. The lug is missing. It would have been rectangular in section and is U shaped in plan, one end of the U flaring out into a rectangular collar before terminating in an integral recessed, circular rivet that attached it to the side of the dish. A number of handles of similar design are recorde…
Created on: Tuesday 7th February 2017
Last updated: Monday 11th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Pendleton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-FF125F
Object type: RAPIER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Mid to Late Bronze Age copper alloy fragment probably a broken rapier or dagger dating 1500 - 1000BC. The object is triangular in form and an oval in cross section. It represents the damaged tip of a spear head. It has a narrow central rib with adjacent channels which has a circular cross section and tapers towards the point. The blades which are damaged taper in width towards the point. Rapiers are really long and have a slim blade and the shoulders and hilt, have broken off Similar to GLO-7EFE1A and WILT-471861 on the database. The length is 143mm, the width is 38mm thickness 20mm an…
Created on: Tuesday 13th June 2017
Last updated: Saturday 9th March 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-061731
Object type: CHAFING DISH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment from a copper-alloy chafing dish handle of late medieval to post-medieval date (c. 1400 - 1600 AD). The fragment is from the loop of the handle and consists of a bar, rectangular in section, that is broadly heart-shaped, with two curves either side of a central point at one end and a side that angles inwards. The other side and the transverse section that would originally have been attached to a lug is missing, leaving an abraded break. The object has a dark green-brown patina. It is 57.08mm in length, 48.72mm in width and 4.29mm in thickness. It weighs 16.11g. More complete …
Created on: Wednesday 24th October 2018
Last updated: Thursday 7th March 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-2B1A5D
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper or copper-alloy axehead probably dating from the Chalcolithic/Copper Age or the very Early Bronze Age, that is c. 2400-2300BC. The axe survives in good condition with a rusty-coloured surface and rough patina. It has straight diverging sides, a straight butt and a gently curved cutting edge/blade. Its profile is flat lenticular and it is undecorated. According to Needham's Classification of Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Copper and Bronze Axe-Heads, this is most likely a Class 2B or 2C axe, dating from the 24th or 23rd C BC. Needham's classification is mainly based on axehead…
Created on: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carnforth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-2BBD52
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper-alloy axehead dating from the Early Bronze Age, that is c. 2200-2100BC. The axehead survives intact and in good condition with some bronze corrosion coming through along the sides. Most of the original olive-green patina is still in place, but the surface is pitted with corrosion showing through. The axehead has curved, diverging sides with a curved, splayed cutting edge/blade. The butt is semi-circular and the the axe is lenticular in profile. The casting seams were removed and the axehead shows signs of repeated resharpening along the cutting edge (striations). It is decorate…
Created on: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carnforth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-2BE374
Object type: FLAT AXEHEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Copper-alloy developed flat axehead dating from the Early Bronze Age, that is c. 2000-1900BC. The axehead survives in good condition with a very shiny, glossy surface and smooth patina. The surface is slightly pitted, but there is no sign of the later stages of bronze disease. The axehead is lenticular in profile, with slightly raised but not pronounced flanges. It does not have a stop ridge, but a very slight raised section across the centre. This is curved and made more visible but being undecorated above the 'ledge' and decorated below. The decoration consists of a untidy 'rain' pa…
Created on: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carnforth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-EA7027
Object type: PENCIL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead pencil of uncertain dating, but probably Medieval (AD 1200 to AD 1500). The stylus is circular sectioned, with a break due to an air bubble created during the casting process. The other end is rounded to a blunt point. It is a mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. Several similar styli have been recorded on the PAS database including NLM-908653, LEIC-1414C8, YORYM-C50AD3, NLM-3AACA8, YORYM-100437. They would have been used for writing on wax tablets or for marking building materials. They are probably of Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1500), but they cou…
Created on: Monday 12th June 2017
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
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Record ID: LANCUM-F60F23
Object type: COIN
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Silver hammered post-medieval halfgroat of Elizabeth I dating from AD1602. North 2016. Obv: E D G ROSA SINE SPINA Rev: CIVITAS LONDON Mintmark: 2
Created on: Wednesday 20th July 2016
Last updated: Tuesday 5th March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Over Kellet', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-62F771
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large lead alloy musket ball dating from the Post-Medieval period, (1500-1800). The object is spherical and weighs 26.9g. The remains of a casting seem is visible around the object. The musket ball is dark cream in colour. Dimensions: 15mm in diameter, 26.9g
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2015
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ormskirk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-6314F7
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy musket ball dating from the Post-Medieval period, (1500-1800). The object is spherical and weighs 7.5g. The remains of a casting seem is visible around the object and it has been flattened on one face where the projectile has hit an obsticle. The musket ball is mid-brown in colour Dimensions: 12mm in diameter, 7.5g
Created on: Tuesday 20th October 2015
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ormskirk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-137319
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy musket ball dating from the Post-Medieval period, AD 1600-1850. The object is spherical and weighs 29.7g. The spru and casting seems have been filed down. One side sis slightly flattened where the object may have hit a projectile. The musket ball is light brown in colour. The mass of this ball suggests that it would have been used in a musket. (Harding (2012) Lead Shot of the English Civil War: a Radical Study.) Dimensions: 13mm in diameter, 29.7g
Created on: Wednesday 16th December 2015
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ormskirk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-8D87D2
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast lead alloy musket ball of post-medieval date, AD 1600-1850. The spherical object is flattened slightly on one side, possibly where it has hit an obsticle. The casting seem and spru have been filed down during antiquity. The musket ball weighs 9.6g and has a light brown patina.
Created on: Friday 15th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lathom', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-8E09AA
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two cast lead alloy musket balls of post-medieval date, AD 1600-1850. The spherical object is flattened slightly on one side, possibly where it has hit an obsticle. The casting seems and sprus have been filed down during antiquity. The larger musket ball weighs 12.1g. The smaller musket ball weighs 6.4g. They have a light brown patina.
Created on: Friday 15th January 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Lathom', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-93E3A5
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy musket ball flattened slightly on one side, possibly where it has hit an obstacle. It has a light brownish grey patina. Dimensions: 18mm in diameter, 15.0g.
Created on: Wednesday 16th March 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Croston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9420F5
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy musket ball dating from the Post-Medieval period, AD 1600-1850. The object is spherical and weighs 30.6g. The surface is rough with some striations and was possibly chewed by an animal. The object is light brown in colour. The mass of this ball suggests that it would have been used in a musket. (Harding (2012) Lead Shot of the English Civil War: a Radical Study.) Dimensions: 18mm in diameter, 30.6g.
Created on: Wednesday 16th March 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Croston', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-9565CE
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
3 small lead alloy musket balls of Post-Medieval date (1600-1800). The larger of the three has a light brown patina with a worn casting seem. The smaller of the three has a lighter patina with the spru and casting seem visible. Dimensions: Large - 6.9g, 12mm in diameter Med - 5.9g 10mm in diameter Small - 2.9g 10mm in diameter
Created on: Wednesday 16th March 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Croston', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of LVPL-958409

Record ID: LVPL-958409
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A lead alloy musket ball of post-medieval date. The object is spherical and complete. It has a mid-grey patina and is in good condition. Dimensions: 15mm in diameter, 12.6g.
Created on: Wednesday 16th March 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ormskirk', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-95AB28
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small lead alloy musket ball of Post-Medieval date (AD 1600-1800). The spru is very prominent and the surface is rough, with a mid to light grey colour. Dimensions: 15mm in length, 14mm in width, 9.0g.
Created on: Wednesday 16th March 2016
Last updated: Friday 1st March 2019
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Croston', grid reference and parish protected.


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