NLM-B5413A: Post-Medieval Spindle Whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: NLM-B5413A

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead spindle whorl. Cast biconical whorl with a central moulded aperture of diameter 9.3mm. Moulded decoration comprises radial lines in triangular and overlapping arrangements on both sides, and with occasional pellets discernible between them. Worn, with some loss of clarity where the decoration is concerned, and patinated. The mass might suggest a primary function plying cord. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1500-1600

Diameter: 28.4mm, Thickness: 16.0mm, Weight: 52.17gms

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: 16 mm
Weight: 52.17 g
Diameter: 28.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 15th January 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42003

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Nottinghamshire (County)
District: Bassetlaw (District)
To be known as: Dunham on Trent

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 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: NLM
Created: 6 months ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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