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Record ID: SWYOR-70F083
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Yorkshire
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A cast lead spindle whorl of uncertain date, probably dating from the sixth to sixteenth century, AD 600 - 1600. It is of Coppergate type 1, having a circular, flat base and a domed upper surface. There is a central, circular perforation but no decoration. It is 27.8mm in diameter and 12.3mm high. It weighs 37.6gm. Whorls of this shape are illustrated in Rogers, P. W. 2007, Cloth and Clothing in Early Anglo Saxon England, page 25.
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Thursday 11th December 2014
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Record ID: YORYM-70457D
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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A complete medieval to post-medieval cast lead spindle whorl with decoration on both sides consisting on one side of lines radiating from the centre outwards, and 3 pellets in between each line arranged in a triangle. The other side consists of a pattern of radiating lines from the centre outwards with a dot in each section and a cross. There is a circular perforation in the centre which measures 15.58mm. It is circular in plan and bi-conical in profile, with a wide rim around the circumference. It is slightly worn and the metal is cream in colour and dark brown in between the pattern…
Created on: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Last updated: Friday 12th December 2014
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