DUR-B6FCA7: Medieval lead spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: DUR-B6FCA7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast lead spindle whorl, probably Medieval in date. It is sub-circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is slightly domed and plain, with no decoration.

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.68 mm
Weight: 10 g
Diameter: 23.96 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st October 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Frances McIntosh
Identified by: Miss Frances McIntosh

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 Yorkshire (County)
District: Hambleton (District)
Parish or ward: Bedale (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2688
Four figure Latitude: 54.286974
Four figure longitude: -1.602114
1:25K map: SE2688
1:10K map: SE28NE
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DUR
Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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