DUR-CF1303: Medieval lead spindle whorl- DUR-CF1303

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: DUR-CF1303

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

Lead Medieval spindle whorl, c. 1100- 1500.

It is circular in plan with a central circular hole. It is biconical with raised decoration in the form of dots, on both faces.

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
Thickness: 8.92 mm
Weight: 26.8 g
Diameter: 27.78 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 23rd April 2011

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: Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)
District: Redcar and Cleveland (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Loftus (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: NZ7215
Four figure Latitude: 54.52518
Four figure longitude: -0.88907
1:25K map: NZ7215
1:10K map: NZ71NW
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
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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