Soon to be carpark

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Soon to be carpark

Post by paint » Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:56 pm

Helping a local history society today on some land which is going to be turned into a carpark not much was found on there land but want me to go back after the top soil has been stripped :D I have the permission on the adjoining land and found a few roman and Charles 1st rose farthing which I think I have over cleaned rl; can anyone help with the cone shaped item with iron running through it?
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Re: Soon to be carpark

Post by fred » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:12 pm

Quite a good selection of bits there. ::g

What's the cone shaped thing made of?
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Re: Soon to be carpark

Post by paint » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:48 pm

I kind of lead alloy I think it’s quite heavy

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Re: Soon to be carpark

Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:48 pm

The cone shaped thing is a lead weight I believe ::g
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Re: Soon to be carpark

Post by paint » Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:52 pm

Anyway of dating this type of weight ? Thanks in advance if anyone has a idea of date

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Re: Soon to be carpark

Post by fred » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:02 pm

paint wrote:
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:52 pm
Anyway of dating this type of weight ? Thanks in advance if anyone has a idea of date

The iron suggests a steelyard weight. Dates are a swine but probably prior to about 1800 anyway. :D
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Re: Soon to be carpark

Post by sweepstick47 » Sun Nov 10, 2019 10:04 pm

The conical item could be a crude 'Plumb Bob' Ian. Some decent finds there mate, well done ::g
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