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    • Secondary identifier (obfuscated for security): 0013EA168E00198C
    • Institution: LVPL
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    • Object type: PLUMB BOB
    • County: Cheshire East

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Record ID: LVPL-C4474B
Object type: PLUMB BOB
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
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An incomplete lead alloy plumbob dating to the medieval period. The weight is oval in plan and cross-section with a central decorated panel on each face. The decorated panel on each face sits within an oval depression with the decoration consisting of a series of pellets and diagonal ridged lines. One end of the object is incomplete and is dished with a projection at each edge. These projections would have expanded to form an attachment loop when complete. Similar line and pellet decoration is commonly found on medieval spindle whorls. A similar example which has been recorded o…
Created on: Tuesday 23rd August 2016
Last updated: Wednesday 5th October 2016
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Betchton', grid reference and parish protected.

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