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Record ID: LANCUM-1ECD02
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Cumbria
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A fishing or net weight made from a natural stone, probably dating to the late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age. Although the perforation looks natural it was most certainly enlarged to utilitise it and furthermore, has grown in diameter over the centuries. The stone is a soft sandstone and the rope or net it was attached to made it bigger through constant friction. Although these objects are difficult to date if found out of context, T Padley (Keeper of Archaeology) of Tullie House in Carlisle confirms the here given date, stating that they have a number of these objects from Cumbria …
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carlisle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-1E9F67
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fishing or net weight made from a natural stone, probably dating to the late Neolithic or Early Bronze Age. Although the perforation looks natural it was most certainly enlarged to utilitise it and furthermore, has grown in diameter over the centuries. The stone is a soft sandstone and the rope or net it was attached to made it bigger through constant friction. Although these objects are difficult to date if found out of context, T Padley (Keeper of Archaeology) of Tullie House in Carlisle confirms the here given date, stating that they have a number of these objects from Cumbria in…
Created on: Wednesday 7th November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Carlisle', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NLM391
Object type: WEIGHT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Lincolnshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Red sandstone, perforated.
Created on: Saturday 29th August 1998
Last updated: Monday 14th August 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORTH LINCOLNSHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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