LEIC-A787C3: Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: LEIC-A787C3

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl, 33mm in diameter and 9mm thick. The whorl is in good condition with a grey patina and weighs 48.84grams. The whorl has a central circular hole, 10mm in diameter. It is decorated on both sides with a pattern of raised open heart shapes, which contain a raised dot, these are seperated by a raised line.

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 48.84 g
Diameter: 33 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 27th October 2008

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Sileby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6015
Four figure Latitude: 52.729322
Four figure longitude: -1.112952
1:25K map: SK6015
1:10K map: SK61NW
WOEID: 34821
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: Monday 24th November 2008
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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