DUR-1339A6: DUR-1339A6

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: DUR-1339A6

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

Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl.

It is circular in plan and biconical. It has a central sub-circular hole which is now filled with mud. There is some decoration in relief on both faces with dots and lines visible but no clear pattern.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 33.8 g
Diameter: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st August 2008

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: North East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Stockton-on-Tees (Unitary Authority)
District: Stockton-on-Tees (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Kirklevington (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ4211
Four figure Latitude: 54.492603
Four figure longitude: -1.353109
1:25K map: NZ4211
1:10K map: NZ41SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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