NLM5535: Spindle whorl.
5535

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: NLM5535

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Lead cast biconical spindle whorl, on one side star and dots, on other floral decoration.

Notes:

Checked following Sophie Catley. Dating changed from 'Medieval [late] 1400-1540' to 'Post-Medieval 1500-1600'. Drawing ref. added. Source record bears deleted drawing ref. 2834, replaced by that cited below.

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1500
Date to: AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 13.1 mm
Weight: 56.95 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM2764

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: HUMBERSIDE WINTERTON

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth less than 0.25 m

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NLM5533
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Lead cast biconical spindle whorl, starburst and dots on both sides, but slightly different motive.
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Find number: NLM5536
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broadperiod: POST MEDIEVAL
Lead cast biconical spindle whorl, little stars and rings on one side, pseudo-lettering on other.
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Find number: NLM738
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broadperiod: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Anglo-Saxon limestone spindle whorl, ring-dot decoration, carved, not biconical.
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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 17 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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