LEIC-47A5D4: Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: LEIC-47A5D4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl, 30mm in diameter and 15mm thick with a weight of 54.34grams. The object is circular with an oval cross section. It has a central circular suspension hole, 9mm in diamter. It is decorated on both faces with a series of raised lines, one side arranged in a 'herringbone' pattern, the other a series of triangles.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 54.34 g
Diameter: 30 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Erewash (District)
Parish or ward: Breaston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4631
Four figure Latitude: 52.87451238
Four figure longitude: -1.31800171
1:25K map: SK4631
1:10K map: SK43SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 3 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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