Found during ploughing in 1946. Base inscribed 'CX' which is an approximation to its actual weight in libra. (1)
For Roman lead working in Carsington, see:
Roman Settlement (Carsington Site A), (SMR3209)
Roman Farmstead (Carsington Site B), (SMR3222)
Roman Settlement in Carsington, (SMR3244)
Lead pigs in pit, (SMR32432)
Roman Road, Buxton to Derby ('The Street'), (SMR99030)
Roman Pottery, (SMR3219)
Roman lead pig, (SMR3251)
Roman inscribed weighted lead pig, (SMR3252)
Article in serial: Barnatt, J. 1999. 'Prehistoric and Roman mining in the Peak District- present knowledge and future research', Mining History: The Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society.
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SK 2384 5335 (point)
CARSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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