DUR-7B0093: Spindle whorl- DUR-7B0093

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: DUR-7B0093

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl.

It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical, with decoration in relief on both faces. It is the same on both faces, lines radiating from the centre split the face into five sections, in each are three pellets.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: In FLO Office
Subsequent action after recording: Donated to the Scheme for educational use

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: 12.5 mm
Weight: 41.5 g
Diameter: 28.99 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st November 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: Kirkby Fleetham with Fencote (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE2993
Four figure Latitude: 54.33175
Four figure longitude: -1.55555
1:25K map: SE2993
1:10K map: SE29SE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: In FLO Office
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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