LEIC-C231FB: Early Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: LEIC-C231FB

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Early Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl, 8mm thick and 32mm in diameter with a weight of 47.04grams. The object is circular in form and rectangular in cross section, with crude angular stamped decoration on one face and a slight depression in the other face. The internal hole is 11mm in diameter. The whorl conforms to Walton Rogers form B.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1200

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 47.04 g
Diameter: 32 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
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: SK6617
Four figure Latitude: 52.74660117
Four figure longitude: -1.02371545
1:25K map: SK6617
1:10K map: SK61NE
Grid reference source: Centred on parish
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 26 days ago

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