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Lead spindle whorl
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Lead spindle whorl

A crude lead alloy spindle whorl, of probable medieval date; this has been made in an open face mould and the upper surface (that in the mould) is decorated with unevenly-applied pellets. Diameter 29mm [Grid Ref: NH 71669 89400]
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