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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: NMS-2307F4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Lead spindle whorl of medieval or post medieval date (c. AD 1066 - 1700). Domed in form with a circular base, slightly faceted sides and off-centre vertical circular perforation. The based exhibits a circumferential groove.

Spindle whorls can be difficult to date as, with some exceptions, the general form seems to have changed little over time. Spindle whorls of this form are generally assigned a medieval to post medieval date range.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 14 mm
Weight: 48.6 g
Diameter: 26.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st January 2018 - Tuesday 16th January 2018

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Julie Shoemark
Identified by: Miss Julie Shoemark

Other reference numbers

Other reference: IND16012018JS

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Waveney (District)
Parish or ward: St. Mary, South Elmham Otherwise Homersfield (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2885
Four figure Latitude: 52.41544526
Four figure longitude: 1.35125227
1:25K map: TM2885
1:10K map: TM28NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 29 days ago
Updated: 29 days ago

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