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Record ID: DUR-F66507
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
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Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan, and biconical with a central circular perforation. The decoration on both faces consists solely of lines, in relief. One face is split into sections by lines radiating from the centre, with two horizontal lines in each section. The other face is more abstract.
Created on: Monday 20th June 2011
Last updated: Monday 20th June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-5CCFA5
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
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Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan, with a central circular hole. It is biconical with decoration in relief on both faces with the same decoration. This consists of triangles around the central hole, inside of each is a dot. The outer edge is decorated with a border of two lines running round the edge, connected by a series of small lines.
Created on: Monday 13th June 2011
Last updated: Monday 13th June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-7B58D5
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
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Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical and has relief decoration on both sides in the form of a sunburst, with the hole as the centre and the rays coming out.
Created on: Thursday 2nd June 2011
Last updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-7B0093
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical, with decoration in relief on both faces. It is the same on both faces, lines radiating from the centre split the face into five sections, in each are three pellets.
Created on: Thursday 2nd June 2011
Last updated: Thursday 2nd June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-4E3951
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
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Lead Medieval spindle whorl. Circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical with cast decoration on both faces. One side has diagonal lines from the centre to the edge, creating triangular cells, inside of each of which there is a circular pellet. The other side is slightly less clear, almost looking like a repeating pattern of VIVIVI all the way around. There are examples of spindle whorls with writing and pseudo-writing on, this could be another one.
Created on: Tuesday 31st May 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 31st May 2011
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Record ID: DUR-CF1303
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
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Lead Medieval spindle whorl, c. 1100- 1500. It is circular in plan with a central circular hole. It is biconical with raised decoration in the form of dots, on both faces.
Created on: Wednesday 25th May 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 25th May 2011
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Record ID: DUR-1CA784
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl, c.1100- 1500. It is circular in plan and biconical, with a central circular hole (diameter of 9.07mm). It has raised decoration on both faces, which appears to be the same. It consists of lines radiating from the centre, splitting the surface into 6 sections, these sections then have raised circular dots, between 3 and 5.
Created on: Tuesday 29th March 2011
Last updated: Tuesday 29th March 2011
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Record ID: DUR-D684D0
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Pottery spindle whorl, Roman- Medieval in date. The whorl has been formed from a piece of pottery cut from a vessek- probably when the vessel broke. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is flat on both sides with rounded edges. The fabric of the pottery is black on one side and brown/grey on the other. It is not clear if the black is the actual colour of the fabric or is due to wear/dirt. The fabric is smooth and has few inclusions. It appears to be a locally made pottery, and has not been especially highly fired. This sort of pottery is…
Created on: Monday 24th January 2011
Last updated: Monday 24th January 2011
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Record ID: DUR-B11AA6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Hartlepool
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Medieval lead spindle whorl. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation (diameter of which is 9.85mm) and is biconical. Each face is decorated with cast, relief decoration. On one face this takes the form of a six pointed star, at each angle there is a straight line, then in each section created by these lines is a circular raised dot. The other face is split into five sections by lines radiating from the centre, in each section are three circular raised dots.
Created on: Monday 10th January 2011
Last updated: Monday 10th January 2011
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Record ID: DUR-F721F3
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan and biconical with a central circular hole (diameter of 9.65mm). It has the same cast decoration on both faces. It consists of circular raised dots separated by lines from the centre to the edge.
Created on: Wednesday 8th December 2010
Last updated: Friday 10th December 2010
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