NLM-A01811: Early Medieval Spindle Whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: NLM-A01811

Object type certainty: Certain
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Lead spindle whorl. Cast cylindrical whorl with a central moulded aperture of diameter 8mm; Walton Rogers form B. The spindle hole size may admit a Middle Saxon date, though the form is also common slightly later. Suggested date: Early Medieval, 700-850

Diameter: 24.8mm, Thickness: 8.8mm, Weight: 34.17gms

Class: Walton Rogers form B

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Middle
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Middle
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 700
Date to: Circa AD 850

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 8.8 mm
Weight: 34.17 g
Diameter: 24.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 25th June 2019

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM42950

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
District: North East Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Laceby

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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