WMID-3A47E4: Post Medieval Spindle Whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: WMID-3A47E4

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead spindle whorl dating to the Post-Medieval period (AD 1500-1600). Cast biconvex whorl with a central moulded aperture of diameter 7.52mm. Both sides bear faint traces of moulded radial decoration. Patinated. One side is chipped. The rim is smooth.

Diameter: 30.21mm, Thickness: 9.52mm, Weight: 40gms

Similar to NLM-C9301C

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1500
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 9.52 mm
Weight: 40 g
Diameter: 30.21 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 7th October 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Jane Jones
Identified by: Mrs Jane Jones

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Decoration style: Geometric
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Acton Burnell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SJ5200
Four figure Latitude: 52.59566256
Four figure longitude: -2.71005425
1:25K map: SJ5200
1:10K map: SJ50SW
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: WMID
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 3 months ago

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