LIN-444B95: Whetstone

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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: LIN-444B95

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete stone whetstone. The stone is rectangular in cross-section and has four long smooth and well worn sides. The object tapers towards the broken end. The fibrous looking fracture suggests that the whetstone is made from Norwegian schist.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 900
Date to: Circa AD 1499

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 62 mm
Width: 21 mm
Thickness: 24 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Adam Daubney
Identified by: Dr Adam Daubney

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: South Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Lenton Keisby and Osgodby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0231
Four figure Latitude: 52.866824
Four figure longitude: -0.486215
1:25K map: TF0231
1:10K map: TF03SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LIN
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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