SWYOR-8B777A: Post Medieval spindle whorl; Walton Rogers Form C2

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: SWYOR-8B777A

Object type certainty: Certain
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A lead spindle whorl of probable Post Medieval date, AD 1500 - 1600. It is circular and biconvex (Walton Rogers Form C2) and decorated on both faces with raised pellets. The whorl has a well developed white patina. The central hole is 10.1mm diameter. Walton Rogers cites Ivens et al (1995) in suggesting that whorls with dots are Post Medieval. The whorl is 25.1mm in diameter and 13.6mm thick. It weighs 31.47g.

Class: Walton Rogers form C2

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: 13.6 mm
Weight: 31.47 g
Diameter: 25.1 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st December 2018 - Saturday 1st December 2018

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Amy Downes
Identified by: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 3307

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Craven (District)
Parish or ward: Gargrave (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD9154
Four figure Latitude: 53.98197574
Four figure longitude: -2.13872631
1:25K map: SD9154
1:10K map: SD95SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Grassland, Heathland
Specific landuse: Regularly improved

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SWYOR
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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