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Record ID: WMID-18CF5B
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete lead alloy or tin alloy end cap from a whistle, of Post Medieval dating (AD 1500 to AD 1800). Around 25% of the whistle is present, consisting only of the end cap. The rest of the whistle is missing, presumed lost in antiquity. The end cap is flattened, originally it would have been circular in shape. A suspension loop has been set at right angles to the body of the whistle. It has a circular hole, with an internal diameter of 2.5 mm. The whistle end cap measures 21.8 mm in length, 19.6 mm wide and 5.8 mm thick. It weighs 2.7 g. The whistle is a light to mid …
Created on: Tuesday 23rd September 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 23rd September 2014
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Record ID: LVPL-F817B5
Object type: WHISTLE
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast copper alloy pipe bowl from a toy whistle, of Post Medieval to Modern dating (1800 to 1900 AD). The pipe bowl is incomplete, missing parts of the sides. The pipe bowl has a pointed base. The sides of the pipe bowl have been decorated. This decoration comprises a line made of joining arches, running around the bowl at its mid point. Below the line, is a regularly spaced pattern of raised pellets. Above the line, the bowl is smooth, apart from a row of dots placed in the gaps of the line of arches. The pipe bowl is a dark green colour, with an even surface patina.…
Created on: Wednesday 8th June 2011
Last updated: Monday 9th July 2012
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Record ID: WMID-69F813
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Warwickshire
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An incomplete whetstone or hone, of uncertain dating, but probably Roman to Post Medieval (AD 43 to AD 1800). The whetstone is sub rectangular in plan, and triangular in section. It has been made from a fine grained sedimentary sandstone or siltstone. An old diagonal break along the length is present on the reverse, giving the whetstone fragment the triangular shape. A figure of eight shaped perforation is present at the top, indicating that it had been created by the use of a drill on either side. The top of the whetstone has been bevelled on either side, to create a blunt top. The…
Created on: Wednesday 17th July 2013
Last updated: Wednesday 17th July 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Warwickshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-A87C57
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete whetstone of unknown date. The whetstone or hone is formed from a very fine grained sedimentary, mica rich sandstone or siltstone. It is a light grey colour. It is sub-rectangular in shape, with tapering sides. The cross-section is sub-rectangular. Five sides are finely smoothed, with one edge demonstrating a rough fracture. It measures 48.03mm long, 67.76mm wide and maximum thickness is 27.73mm. The minimum thickness is 11.70mm. It weighs 102.7 grams. Whetstones or hones are hard to date due to the fact that as it is a function artefact, shapes or styles do not tend to …
Created on: Tuesday 16th February 2010
Last updated: Friday 27th July 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brailes', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-33A024
Object type: WHEEL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: County of Herefordshire
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A worked stone hub probably from a toy wheel, probably of Post Medieval to Modern dating (16th to 19th Centuries AD). The hub is sub circular in plan, and sub rectangular in cross section. It has been made from a fine grained mica rich sandstone. It has a central drilled perforation (hole) through the centre of the object, with an internal diameter of 6.19mm. There are a total of eight drilled impressions, regularly spaced around the edge of the object. It has been suggested that these would have been the sockets for the spokes of the wheel. The internal diameter of these impres…
Created on: Wednesday 29th September 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 13th October 2010
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Record ID: LVPL-ECD500
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (1300 to 1550 AD). The weight is an irregular cylinder in plan, and sub rectangular in profile / cross section. The base exhibits a minor concavity, with a ridge present running around the edge. A length of thick iron wire has been inserted into the weight, probably as a method of suspension. Iron corrosion products present have obscured the original shape of the probable suspension loop. No decoration is present on the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It measures 17.85mm…
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 9th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Vale Royal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-ED5286
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Late Medieval to Post Medieval dating (1300 to 1800 AD). The weight is sub oval in plan, and sub rectangular in profile / cross section. A hole has been created at the top of the weight, probably for suspension purposes. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, probably caused by movement in the plough soil, has resulted in the loss of a significant proportion of the original surface. It measures 26.98mm tall, is 12.87mm wide and 7.16mm thick. It weighs 13.0 grams (0.46 oz). The shape and s…
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 9th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Vale Royal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-EE34A4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy local trade weight, of probable Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in plan, and rectangular in profile. The front has been stamped with two sets of incuse lettering: IIII & H B. The first set (IIII) probably denounces the required measure, whether it be 4 ounces or 4 measures of another commodity (such as flour). The second set (HB) are probably the initials of the owner or the company that either commissoned or used the weight. The back is plain and undecorated. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an …
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Vale Royal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-04B6D6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A cast copper alloy square trade weight, of Post Medieval to Modern dating (17th to 19th Centuries AD). The weight is square in plan and rectangular in cross section / profile. The front has been stamped with the inscription '3.12', presumably the weight that it was required to weigh. The back is plain and undecorated. The weight is a dark green / brown colour, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement in the plough soil has resulted in the loss of some of the original surface and detail. The weight measures 20.84mm in length, 21.11mm wide and 7.68mm thick. It …
Created on: Thursday 21st April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Vale Royal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-BBE3D4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (1300 to 1550 AD). The weight is an irregular cone in plan, and triangular in profile / cross section. A length of thick iron wire has been inserted into the top of the weight (the flat surface of the cone), probably as a method of suspension. Iron corrosion products present have obscured the original shape of the probable suspension loop. No decoration is present on the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It measures 31.88mm tall, and has a diameter of 17.67mm at the to…
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 14th June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-BBFE12
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (1300 to 1550 AD). The weight is an irregular cone in plan, and triangular in profile / cross section. A length of thick iron wire has been inserted into the top of the weight (the flat surface of the cone), probably as a method of suspension. Iron corrosion products present have obscured the original shape of the probable suspension loop. No decoration is present on the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It measures 22.99mm tall, and has a diameter of 20.90mm at the to…
Created on: Thursday 12th May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 14th June 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-ED9720
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Late Medieval to Post Medieval dating (1300 to 1800 AD). The weight is cylindrial in plan, and sub circular in cross section. It has been formed from rolling up a small sheet of lead. The seam is present running along the length of the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, probably caused by movement in the plough soil, has resulted in the loss of a significant proportion of the original surface. It measures 35.94mm long, is 16.15mm wide and 14.13mm thick. The sheet of lead alloy is…
Created on: Wednesday 20th April 2011
Last updated: Thursday 16th June 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Vale Royal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-C55940
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy pyramid standing weight, of probable Medieval dating (14th to Mid 16th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in plan, and sub triangular in profile. The width of the weight increases from the base (maximum) to the top (minimum width). The top of the weight has been deliberately flattened, and a suspension / hanging hole of irregular shape has been placed. The hole has been located off centre and has been incompletely perforated The base of the weight is sub circular in plan, with facetted sides. The surface of the weight is rough and und…
Created on: Monday 18th April 2011
Last updated: Friday 27th May 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Vale Royal', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-0C7ED4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (1300 to 1550 AD). The weight is an irregular cone in plan, and triangular in profile / cross section. The remains of a length of thick iron wire has been inserted into the top of the weight (the flat surface of the cone), probably as a method of suspension. The iron suspension loop is incomplete. No decoration is present on the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It measures 18.99mm tall, and has a diameter of 21.27mm at the top. It weighs 22.7 grams (0.80 oz). We…
Created on: Wednesday 14th September 2011
Last updated: Thursday 28th March 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'North Yorkshire', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WMID-7CF056
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Staffordshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Late Medieval to Post Medieval dating (AD 1300 to AD 1800). The weight is cylindrial in plan, and sub circular in cross section. One end has been squashed together. The central hole has an internal diameter of 8.1 mm. Corrosion products and soil are still present inside the central perforation. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. Abrasion, probably caused by movement in the plough soil, has resulted in the loss of a significant proportion of the original surface. It measures 42.6 mm long, has a diame…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd October 2013
Last updated: Thursday 7th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-141544
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead or lead alloy standing / hexagonal / pyramidal weight, of Medieval to Post Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1600). The weight has a circular base, with a central circular depression. The sides of the weight have been facetted, forming six distinct sides. The sides gradually taper towards the top. An incomplete suspension loop is present at the top of the weight. It measures 49.40 mm in height, 22.56 mm wide and 22.69 mm thick. It weighs 114.6 g or 4.04 oz. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst w…
Created on: Thursday 24th January 2013
Last updated: Thursday 24th January 2013
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Record ID: WMID-DEA514
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A complete cast copper-alloy circular trade weight, of Post Medieval or Modern date. It has two stamped marks on the top surface, a quartered shield of London (with sword in first quarter) and a ewer for the Founders' Company. File marks are present on the reverse. The shield of London was used from 1826. The weight measures 15.88 mm in diameter, 2.74 mm thick and weighs 2.7 g (0.10 oz). The weight is a mid to dark green colour, with an even surface patina.
Created on: Monday 11th March 2013
Last updated: Thursday 28th January 2016
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Record ID: WMID-345F27
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy steelyard weight, of probable Roman dating (1st to 2nd Century AD). The weight is hemispherical (flat top, domed base) in shape. The remains of an iron suspension loop are running through the length of the weight. It measures 35.2 mm tall, with a maximum diameter of 42.7 mm. It weighs 395.3 g (13.94 oz). The weight is a light grey to off white colour, with an even surface patina. Similar biconical weights have been found associated with Roman steelyards, such as WMID-184456 and WMID-049777 and can be dated from 1st to 2nd Centuries AD. Howe…
Created on: Tuesday 18th February 2014
Last updated: Tuesday 18th February 2014
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Record ID: WMID-0C42F4
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy shield shaped weight of Medieval dating (AD 1250 to AD 1600). The shield weight is sub triangular in shape, with a raised shield shape on the front. A border is present around the edge, consisting of multiple tranverse lines. A design may have been present on the central section, but due to post depositional damage, this design is now unclear. The reverse of the weight is plain and undecorated. It measures 44.3 mm in length, 33.3 mm wide and 13.9 mm thick. It weighs 116.3 g (4.1 oz). The weight is a light grey colour, with an even surface patina.…
Created on: Monday 11th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 11th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-0CB2F6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy, probable weight, of uncertain dating, possibly Roman (AD 43 to AD 410). The weight consists of two sub circular ends, with a recessed centre. It broadly resembles a dumb-bell or yo yo shape. The recess between the two ends measures 6.5 mm wide and 5.9 mm deep. It has a diameter of 38.5 mm and is 26.0 mm thick. It weighs 208 g (7.3 oz). The weight is an off white colour, with an even surface patina. No parallels to this weight have been found at the time of recording. It is considered to be possibly Roman, due to association with other finds …
Created on: Monday 11th November 2013
Last updated: Monday 11th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-B7D627
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy probable weight, of uncertain dating, but probably Post Medieval (AD 1500 to AD 1800). The weight is square in shape, with a drilled central perforation. The hole has been drilled from both sides. It has an internal diameter of 2.2 mm. Both sides have inscribed decoration, both consisting of a quarter square. One side has triangles with a vertical line through in each quarter. The other side has a voided cross in the centre, with a single diagonal line in each quarter. It measures 26.1 mm in length, 27.7 mm wide and 4.3 mm thick. It weighs 25.6 g (0…
Created on: Tuesday 19th November 2013
Last updated: Tuesday 19th November 2013
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Record ID: WMID-94B632
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy steelyard weight, of probable Roman dating (1st to 2nd Century AD). The weight is biconical in shape. A central circular recess is present in the base of the weight (internal diameter is 14.6 mm). The remains of the copper alloy suspension loop are present at the top of the weight. It measures 38.7 mm tall, with a maximum diameter of 43.9 mm. The copper alloy loop is 2.5 mm wide and 0.9 mm thick. It weighs 203.7 g (7.19 oz). The weight is a light grey to off white colour, with an even surface patina. Similar biconical weights have been foun…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-953186
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete cast lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (1300 to 1550 AD). The weight is cuboid in shape, with a square cross section. The remnants of an iron suspension loop is present in the top of the weight. No decoration is present on either surface of the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It measures 55.8 mm in length, 37.2 mm wide and 27.6 mm thick. It weighs 440.7 g (15.55 oz). Weights of this style are frequently encountered, and commonly thought to be of Medieval dating. The iron suspension loop would have ai…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-943C47
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
An incomplete lead or lead alloy pyramid standing weight, of probable Medieval dating (14th to Mid 16th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in plan, and sub triangular in profile. The width of the weight increases from the base (maximum) to the top (minimum width). The top of the weight is incomplete and may have contained a suspension hole. The base of the weight is sub circular in plan, with a central recess. The surface of the weight is rough and undecorated. The weight measures 24.0 mm tall, 21.5 mm diameter at the base, 7.8 mm diameter at the top. It weighs 59.8 g
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-945717
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (AD 1300 to AD 1550). The weight is an thick disc in plan with bevelled edges. It is sub rectangular in profile / cross section. The base is flat. No decoration is present on the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 36.7 mm and is 5.6 mm thick. It weighs 57.3 g (2.02 oz). Weights of this style are frequently encountered, and commonly thought to be of Medieval dating. Lead weights, due to be a functional artefact, do change little in style over time, and as …
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-9462E8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire East
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (AD 1300 to AD 1550). The weight is an thick disc in plan with bevelled edges. It is sub rectangular in profile / cross section. The base is flat. Faint concentric circles are present on the top of the weight. The base is plain and undecorated. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 34.2 mm and is 7.6 mm thick. It weighs 56.8 g (2.00 oz). Weights of this style are frequently encountered, and commonly thought to be of Medieval dating. Lead weights, due to be a functio…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-9473B8
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy weight, of probable Medieval dating (AD 1300 to AD 1550). The weight is an thick disc in plan with bevelled edges. It is sub rectangular in profile / cross section. Both sides are flat. A central circular recess (diameter 6.9 mm) is present on the top surface. No other decoration is present on either the top or base of the weight. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 34.7 mm and is 5.3 mm thick. It weighs 43.7 g (1.54 oz). Weights of this style are frequently encountered, and commonly thought to b…
Created on: Friday 17th January 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd April 2014
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Record ID: WMID-599603
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete lead or lead alloy local trade weight, of probable Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in shape, and rectangular in cross section. Multiple concentric circles arranged around a central pellet decorate the upper surface. The reverse is plain and undecorated. Scratches are present, and may imitate lettering. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 34.0 mm and is 8.3 mm thick. It weighs 68.6 grams (2.42 oz).
Created on: Monday 9th December 2013
Last updated: Thursday 16th January 2014
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Record ID: WMID-62C6B2
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete copper alloy trade weight of Post Medieval dating (18th Century AD). The weight is circular in plan. The obverse has a raised ring around the edge as a border. Two concentric engraved circles are present in the centre, above a stamped Crowned W. The reverse is plain and undecorated. The weight is a mid green colour with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within the plough soil, has resulted in a loss of some of the original surface detail. It measures 15.9 mm in diameter, and is 3.0 mm thick. It weighs 3.1 grams (0.11 oz). Originally i…
Created on: Friday 16th May 2014
Last updated: Friday 16th May 2014
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Record ID: WMID-715071
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Somerset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy local trade weight, of probable Post Medieval dating (17th to 18th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in plan, and rectangular in profile. The front has been stamped with a set of incuse marks, which read I. This mark (I) probably denounces the required measure, whether it be 4 ounces or 4 measures of another commodity (such as flour). The back is plain and undecorated. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an even surface patina. It has a diameter of 50.86 mm and is 6.35 mm thick. It weighs 103.3 grams (3.64 oz). Biggs, N. & With…
Created on: Monday 16th September 2013
Last updated: Friday 2nd May 2014
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Record ID: WAW-691544
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead or lead alloy weight of probable late Medieval or Post Medieval date (1350 - 1700). The weight is sub-circular in plan and sub-triangular shaped (conical) in cross section. The exterior surface is uneven and abraded; there is no evidence of cast or applied decoration. An irregular cast hole is present at the top of the weight. The ends of an iron rod are present half way down the sides, this would have presumably aided suspension. The base of the weight is irregular, with the remains of a stamped impression, with a crown above and two suns below. The weight is …
Created on: Thursday 26th August 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 1st September 2010
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Record ID: WAW-633B33
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy pyramid standing weight, of probable Medieval dating (14th to Mid 16th Centuries AD). The weight is oval in plan, and sub triangular in profile. The width of the weight increases from the base (maximum) to the top (minimum width). The top of the weight has been deliberately flattened, and a suspension / hanging hole of irregular shape has been placed. The hole has been located off centre and has an internal diameter of 3.86mm. The base of the weight is oval in plan, and exhibits an irregular oval concavity. The surface of the we…
Created on: Monday 13th December 2010
Last updated: Saturday 26th February 2011
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Record ID: WAW-045791
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead alloy weight, probably from a net or line of unknown date, probably medieval - modern (1200-1900). The weight is sub-cylindrical, with a central swelling. A single cast sub oval shaped hole is set off centre with an internal of diameter 5.03 mm. It measures 23.86mm length and 12.81mm diameter. It weighs 17.9 grams. It is a dark grey colour, with an even patina across the surface. It has suffered a minor degree of abrasion, with plough roll scars being present on the surface.
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-052F75
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A complete cast lead or lead alloy line weight of Roman to Post Medieval date (1st to 17th Centuries AD). The weight is spherical in shape. The central hole is broadly circular and is positioned centrally. The internal diameter measures 6.36mm. There is the remnants of the casting spike as a small raised knop on one side. The weight measures 14.09mm in length and has a diameter of 16.23mm. It weighs 16.7 grams. It is mid to light grey colour, with an even patina. It has signs of being abraded and rolled in the plough soil. This type of weight has been in use fo…
Created on: Wednesday 28th July 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 28th July 2010
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Record ID: WAW-A7F058
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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Four (4) complete cast spherical lead alloy probable weights or possible shot, of Post Medieval dating. 1. has a diameter of 18.67mm and weighs 26.7 grams. (TGid: 5) 2. has a diameter of 22.05mm and weighs 55.9 grams. (TGid: 3) 3. has a diameter of 22.8mm and weighs 60.6 grams. (TGid: 20) 4. has a diameter of 25.28mm and weighs 74 grams. (TGid: 11) All four exhibit a vertical perforation, from top to bottom, suggesting that their primary function was initially as a weight, but as they were found in proximity to several other probable lead shot, then a secondar…
Created on: Monday 22nd November 2010
Last updated: Saturday 10th June 2017
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Record ID: WMID-DEE256
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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An incomplete lead or lead alloy flat triangular weight, of probable Post Medieval to Modern dating (AD 1700 to AD 1900). The weight is triangular in shape, with a rectangular cross section. The sides are bevelled. The base is flat. There is an incomplete circular hole at the top, which may have originally contained a line. It measures 36.3 mm in length, a maximum width of 17.9 mm, a minimum width of 5.0 mm, and is 9.7 mm thick. It weighs 31.6 g. The weight is a mid to dark grey colour, with an even surface patina. Recent damage has resulted in a small diagonal cut towards th…
Created on: Wednesday 27th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 27th August 2014
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Record ID: WMID-DEBBED
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete lead or lead alloy pyramid standing weight, of probable Medieval dating (14th to Mid 16th Centuries AD). The weight is sub circular in plan, and sub triangular in profile. The width of the weight increases from the base (maximum) to the top (minimum width). A suboval depression is present on the base of the weight. The base of the weight is sub circular in plan. The weight measures 22.3 mm tall, 19.2 mm diameter at the base, 12.6 mm diameter at the top. It weighs 43.5 g (1.53 oz). The weight is a light grey colour with an even surface patina. Weights can be hard…
Created on: Wednesday 27th August 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 27th August 2014
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Record ID: WMID-507D2A
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Worcestershire
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An incomplete lead or lead alloy standing / hexagonal / pyramidal weight, of Medieval to Post Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1600). The weight has a circular base, with a central circular depression. The sides of the weight have been facetted, forming six distinct sides. The sides gradually taper towards the top. An incomplete suspension loop is present at the top of the weight. It measures 22.9 mm in height, 17.8 mm wide and 19.7 mm thick. It weighs 34.1 g or 1.20 oz. It is a light to mid grey colour, with an uneven surface patina. Abrasion, caused by movement whilst within …
Created on: Wednesday 8th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 8th October 2014
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Record ID: WMID-5024E6
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MODERN
County: Staffordshire
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A circular copper alloy trade weight of Modern dating (AD 1837 to AD 1901). The trade weight is circular in shape, and rectangular in cross section. The obverse has a raised rim of 2.3 mm width, with a circular engraved border as decoration. Two more concentric engraved circles are present on the obverse. Within the central circle, a possible stamp is present, probably consisting of a Crowned VR, indicating that it was probably issued during the reign of Queen Victoria (AD 1837 to AD 1901). The reverse has a central depression and multiple filemarks. It has a diameter of 23.3 mm
Created on: Wednesday 8th October 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd November 2016
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Record ID: WMID-64ED04
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Staffordshire
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A complete standing weight, of Medieval to Post Medieval dating (AD 1200 to AD 1600). The weight is sub triangular in shape, and rectangular in cross section. It consists of a flattened four sided pyramid, with a flat top. Both the top and bottom are rectangular in shape. The front and back are sub rectangular in shape and the sides are rectangular. A circular perforation (suspension hole) is present towards the top of the weight and runs from front to back. It has an internal diameter of 2.2 mm. The base has an irregular shaped concavity present. The weight is 21.6 mm tall, 18.…
Created on: Thursday 9th October 2014
Last updated: Thursday 9th October 2014
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