Dornoch Historylinks Image Library

Lead Spindle weight
Lead Spindle weight

Lead spindle weight 25mm diameter, 8 mm thick with a central hole 6mm in diameter. used as a whorl during wool spinning, probably Medieval. It was found during metal detecting in field in front of Skelbo Castle.
Picture added on 28 November 2018 at 10:31
Please add your comments about this picture using the form below.


Your Name

Your email address - this will be shown on the page and will allow the system to notify you of further comments added to this picture.


Wooden carved ornament of Dornoch ImpWW1 Pin CushionSutherland ChairDornoch Pottery jugsDornoch PotteryLady photographer about to photograph a spinnerChair made by Angus MacKayGoats head carved by Angus MacKayGallery event a work of art'Dornoch Fibre Fest 2015