PUBLIC-7C90D8: Lead weight or spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: PUBLIC-7C90D8

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval lead spindle whorl. It is torus shaped, with a circular perforation (10mm diameter) in the centre. There is no decoration. It is 25mm in diameter, and 12mm high. It weighs 58.74g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 12 mm
Weight: 58.75 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Wheatley
Identified by: Mr Peter Wheatley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: West Lindsey (District)
Parish or ward: Riseholme (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK9875
Four figure Latitude: 53.26295647
Four figure longitude: -0.53223436
1:25K map: SK9875
1:10K map: SK97NE
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: PUBLIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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