LEIC-48CBB9: Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl

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SPINDLE WHORL

Unique ID: LEIC-48CBB9

Object type certainty: Certain
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Medieval lead alloy spindle whorl, 10mm thick, 26mm in diameter with a weight of 30.42g.

The object is circular in form and bi-conical in cross section. It is decorated on both faces with raised rectangles, and has a central hole, 10mm in diameter.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 10 mm
Weight: 30.42 g
Diameter: 26 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Joyce Lee
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Quorndon (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK5715
Four figure Latitude: 52.72964605
Four figure longitude: -1.15737109
1:25K map: SK5715
1:10K map: SK51NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: About one month ago
Updated: About one month ago

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