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HER Number:MDV180
Name:Spindle Whorl found on Huddisford Moor, Woolfardisworthy

Summary

Broken spindle whorl found.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 315 201
Map Sheet:SS32SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishWoolfardisworthy (North Devon)
DistrictTorridge
Ecclesiastical ParishWOOLFARDISWORTHY

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS32SW/13
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SS32SW11

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Prehistoric - 698000 BC to 42 AD (Between))

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1942, Flint Implements from North Devon, 110 (Article in Serial). SDV338604.

A broken spindle whorl of vesicular igneous rock found on Huddisford Moor. Split parallel to the ciruclar faces. Diameter 1.375 inches.


Worth, R. H., 1943, Flint Implements from North Devon, Second Note, 87-88 (Article in Serial). SDV341374.


Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1979 - 1981, SS32SW11 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV341639.

1. A broken spindle-wholr of vesicular igneous rock 34 millimetres in diameter was found on Huddisford Moor. It has split parallel to the ciruclar faces.
2. Huddisford Moor Farm is at SS315200.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338604Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1942. Flint Implements from North Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 74. A5 Hardback. 110.
SDV341374Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1943. Flint Implements from North Devon, Second Note. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 75. A5 Hardback. 87-88.
SDV341639Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1979 - 1981. SS32SW11. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV2996 - SPINDLE WHORL (Lower Palaeolithic to Unknown - 698000 BC)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 19 2009 1:03PM