SWYOR-9909E4: Spindle whorl of unknown date

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Unique ID: SWYOR-9909E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead alloy spindle whorl of unknown date, probably Early Medieval to Post Medieval, about AD 850 - 1600. It is Coppergate type B1 (Walton Rogers, 2007, page 25). It is discoidal with a central perforation measuring 9.8mm in diameter. The faces are worn but do not appear to have been decorated. The whorl has a white patina. It is 32.7mm in diameter and 9mm thick. It weighs 59.3g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Date from: Circa AD 850
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 9 mm
Weight: 59.3 g
Diameter: 32.7 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th March 2014 - Saturday 8th March 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 582 / FP015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Harrogate (District)
Parish or ward: Long Marston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE4951
Four figure Latitude: 53.95278368
Four figure longitude: -1.25482189
1:25K map: SE4951
1:10K map: SE45SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 2 months ago

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