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Record ID: DUR-F1CE98
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is biconical with a central circular perforation. It has raised decoration consisting of lines radiating from the centre.
Created on: Tuesday 28th July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-21CE07
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan and is flat. It has a central circular hole and has raised decoration on both faces. The decoration is different on each face. On one side it consists of lines radiating out from the central hole to the edge. The other side appears to be three letters with a cross, although the letters are not clear.
Created on: Monday 6th July 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-D684D0
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
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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-1339A6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan and biconical. It has a central sub-circular hole which is now filled with mud. There is some decoration in relief on both faces with dots and lines visible but no clear pattern.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-134594
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Stockton-on-Tees
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval-Post Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan and biconical with a central circular hole. It has some decoration in relief but due to wear this is now not clear.
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 10th August 2010
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Record ID: DUR-E382D6
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 with a central circular perforation. It is biconical with moulded decoration on both faces. The decoration consists of lines radiating from the central hole dividing the face into six sections. In each section are raised dots, between four and five in each.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Monday 13th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-E3A3F1
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl, c.1100-1500 in date. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical and would have had moulded decoration on both faces but this has now mainly worn away. The edges are also uneven due to wear and damage.
Created on: Monday 13th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 22nd March 2011
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Record ID: DUR-F300A6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Rotherham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast Medieval lead spindle whorl, c.1100- 1500. It is sub-circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is biconical with both faces decorated with cast, raised decoration. This takes the form of lines radiating from the central hole splitting the face into sections. In these sections are raised dots, between 3 and 5 depending on the section.
Created on: Tuesday 14th September 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 14th September 2010
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Record ID: DUR-530013
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two lead Medieval spindle whorls. They are biconical in form, circular in plan and have a central circular perforation. Both are decorated with lines and dots in relief although they are worn. Combined weight of 63.6g and an average diameter of 29mm.
Created on: Monday 8th March 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-530E87
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two lead Medieval spindle whorls. They are circular in plan and have a central circular perforation. They are flat and undecorated although one has a grooved line around the edge of the perforation. Combined weight of 50.1g and an average diameter of 23mm.
Created on: Monday 8th March 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-C6CA53
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is sub-circular in plan and is bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation which is now filled with accretions from the river. It has a raised design on on both faces. Oone has lines radiating from the centre, the other face has dots around the edge and around the central hole with lines in between.
Created on: Monday 19th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-C6D2E2
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is sub-circular in plan and is domed. It has a central circular perforation which is now filled with accretions from the river. It has a raised design on the upper face. This decoration is in the form of lines and dots but it is worn. The bottom is plain and uneven.
Created on: Monday 19th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-C6E372
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is sub-circular in plan and is bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation. It has a raised design on both faces. It is the same pattern on both, it is split into five sections by lines, each section has three circular dots.
Created on: Monday 19th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-C6E8F2
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is sub-circular in plan and is bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation which is now filled with accretions from the river. It has a raised design on both faces. It is the same pattern on both, it is split into five sections by lines, each section has three circular dots.
Created on: Monday 19th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-C6F315
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is sub-circular in plan and is bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation which is now filled with accretions from the river. It is worn and has accretions from the river on the surface.
Created on: Monday 19th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-C6F994
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is sub-circular in plan and is bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation which. It is worn and has the raised pattern is not clear.
Created on: Monday 19th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-C700C3
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is sub-circular in plan and is bi-conical. It has a central circular perforation which. It is worn and the raised pattern is not clear on either side.
Created on: Monday 19th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-D5C4F6
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead spindle whorl from the Medieval period. It is sub-circular in plan and the edges are uneven. It has a central perforation which is filled with accretions from the river. It is black on one side, light grey on the other.
Created on: Tuesday 20th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-D5DD36
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead spindle whorl from the Medieval period. It is sub-circular in plan and the edges are uneven. It has a central perforation which is filled with accretions from the river. It is biconical and is plain with no decoration on either face.
Created on: Tuesday 20th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-D87706
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl. Complete circular spindle whorl which is biconical and has a central circular perforation, now filled with accretions from the river. It has decoration in relief on both sides which consists of lines radiating from the centre to the edge, splitting the area into five sections. Four of these have three dots, one has two, it appears this was a mistake and all sections were meant to be the same.
Created on: Tuesday 20th April 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 21st December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-B6FCA7
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead spindle whorl, probably Medieval in date. It is sub-circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is slightly domed and plain, with no decoration.
Created on: Monday 11th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-B70671
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead spindle whorl, probably Medieval in date. It is sub-circular in plan with a central circular perforation. It is flat and plain, with no decoration. The edges are slightly bent and are uneven- some of the edges appear to be missing.
Created on: Monday 11th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-5AAC11
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation. There is a raised border around the central perforation. It is flat and is decorated in relief on both faces. The decoration is worn, particularly on one face meaning it is difficult to see clearly. The left hand side on the image is the most worn and there appear to be some dots and lines. The right hand side has a pattern of V + V + V +.
Created on: Tuesday 19th January 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aldbrough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DUR-856534
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast lead Medieval spindle whorl. It is conical and circular in plan. It has a central circular perforation. It is plain with no decoration.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd February 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-F70D17
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North 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. It has cast decoration on both faces. One face has an abstract pattern of lines, possibly meant to represent letters but it does not form any words. The other face has two concentric rows of circular dots with a raised border.
Created on: Wednesday 8th December 2010
Last updated: Friday 10th December 2010
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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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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-7B0093
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-7B58D5
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-5CCFA5
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: County Durham
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-1CA784
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-CF1303
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-4E3951
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-F66507
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Northumberland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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-F2D196
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Redcar and Cleveland
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lead Medieval spindle whorl dating to c.1200-1500. It is circular in plan with a central circular perforation (diameter of 11.31mm). It is biconical and has cast decoration on both sides. This takes the form of raised lines radiating from the central hole to the outer edge, splitting the surface into 10 sections. Each of these then has three circular dots inside.
Created on: Friday 8th October 2010
Last updated: Friday 8th October 2010
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