PUBLIC-6230D5: PUBLIC-6230D5 early medieval spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: PUBLIC-6230D5

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A cast lead spindle whorl of early medieval date, The whorl is circular in plan, but is deformed by an old dent at one side, with a concave top and a flat bottom face and slightly sloping sides, and is white in colour. It is undecorated. It measures 19.8 to 21.5mm in diameter, is 10.8mm thick and has a slightly tapered central aperture of 8.2 - 8.8mm diameter. It weighs 25.8g. The whorl conforms to Walton Rogers form B, dating to 900-1100.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: With finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to Landowner

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 10.8 mm
Weight: 25.8 g
Diameter: 21.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 28th June 2019 - Friday 28th June 2019

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Roger Thomas
Identified by: Mr Roger Thomas

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
To be known as: Ibstock

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Minimal cultivation

References cited

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: About one month ago

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