LEIC-841AC4: Medieval spindle whorl

Rights Holder: Phil Harding
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Unique ID: LEIC-841AC4

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead spindle whorl with no surface decoration. The object is in fair condition, is 25mm in diameter, 6mm thick and weighs 19.75g.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 6 mm
Weight: 19.75 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 2761

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Hoby with Rotherby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6717
Four figure Latitude: 52.74647837
Four figure longitude: -1.00890385
1:25K map: SK6717
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 9 days ago
Updated: 9 days ago

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