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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: DUR-E3A3F1

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

Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl, c.1100-1500 in date.

It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical and would have had moulded decoration on both faces but this has now mainly worn away. The edges are also uneven due to wear and damage.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 13.89 mm
Weight: 29.5 g
Diameter: 28.52 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st June 2010

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: SE2587
Four figure Latitude: 54.278037
Four figure longitude: -1.617558
1:25K map: SE2587
1:10K map: SE28NE
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: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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