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Record ID: YORYM-977CE7
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead trade weight of medieval to post-medieval date. The weight is shield shaped and is decorated on the upper surface with a crowned-lis. The reverse is flat and undecorated. The metal is a mid greyish-brown colour and is worn. The weight is 46.3mm long, 31.9mm wide, 4.6mm thick and weighs 48g. Lead weighs such as this were commonly used to weigh goods under the averdepois system from 1390 in England and were used throughout the 15th century. It is likely that these weights represent a desire to standardize the trade weight system. Biggs & Withers (2000, p.34) di…
Created on: Tuesday 25th June 2013
Last updated: Monday 8th July 2013
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Record ID: NLM5766
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Viking lead weight, with Anglo-Saxon coin inset, probably King Wiglaf of Mercia (830-840).
Created on: Friday 5th October 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'HUMBERSIDE SCAWBY', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM541
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Heart shaped lead object. The mass may suggest this to represent one half of an averdepois pound, pointing to a post-medieval date: 1500-1700.
Created on: Wednesday 2nd September 1998
Last updated: Friday 11th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'EAST LINDSEY', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM4184
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Shield shaped weight, 1 lion rampant.
Created on: Monday 9th October 2000
Last updated: Friday 15th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LINCOLNSHIRE REVESBY', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM4185
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Shield shaped weight with the 3 lions of England.
Created on: Monday 9th October 2000
Last updated: Friday 15th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LINCOLNSHIRE REVESBY', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of NLM4186

Record ID: NLM4186
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Shield shaped weight with the three lions of England.
Created on: Monday 9th October 2000
Last updated: Friday 15th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LINCOLNSHIRE REVESBY', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of NLM4170

Record ID: NLM4170
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Most probably the closing bar of a nest of weights.
Created on: Monday 9th October 2000
Last updated: Friday 15th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LINCOLNSHIRE LUDFORD', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of NLM4775

Record ID: NLM4775
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Shield shaped weight with a lion rampant.
Created on: Thursday 23rd November 2000
Last updated: Wednesday 6th December 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LINCOLNSHIRE THONOCK', grid reference and parish protected.


  • Thumbnail image of CORN-598125

Record ID: CORN-598125
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead diver's weight acting as a strap junction for a metal and leather belt, with two rectangular openings, one in each terminal of the junction. One opening has been flattened in the centre, which may have been done deliberately to fix it more firmly to the strap. Both upper and lower surfaces are marked with several oblique gashes on either side which may have happened underwater or since being in a ploughed field.
Created on: Wednesday 11th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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  • Thumbnail image of CORN-5A0757

Record ID: CORN-5A0757
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Cornwall
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead fishing net weight with a circular perforation in each of the two terminals. The weight is lozenge-shaped in profile and in plan with the the two terminals having been slightly widened and rounded off.
Created on: Thursday 12th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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