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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: NMS-E65B2E

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval lead spindle whorl, biconical with a medial band. On one face cast decoration comprises seven large pellets separated by radial ribs on one face, and on the other five pellets similarly divided but with one between cross-shaped and V-shaped ribs. Diameter 26mm. Thickness 13mm. Hole diameter 10.5mm. Weight 40.32g. 15th - early 16th century.

Area no.1 on annotated map in file

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1400
Date to: Circa AD 1539

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 26 mm
Width: 13 mm
Weight: 40.32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 6th February 2014 - Monday 9th June 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 25765
Other reference: SB062014

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Congham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7123
Four figure Latitude: 52.77750198
Four figure longitude: 0.53373441
1:25K map: TF7123
1:10K map: TF72SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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