NLM-5B02D7: Medieval Spindle Whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: NLM-5B02D7

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A complete lead alloy medieval spindle whorl. The plano-convex spindle whorl has a central circular perforation with a diameter of 9.6mm. On one face is a pseudo inscription with hearts and pellets and the other face has groups of raised pellets. The external diameter is 26.9mm, the thickness is 12.3mm and the weight is 43.14g.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 12.3 mm
Weight: 43.14 g
Diameter: 26.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th February 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Lisa Staves
Identified by: Ms Lisa Staves

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM12871

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

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: Broughton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: Wednesday 15th October 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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