LIN-25C8C0: Whetstone

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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: LIN-25C8C0

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Incomplete whetstone. The stone is rectangular in cross section and flares at one end. Both ends are broken. All sides of the whetstone are highly worn.

Notes:

Dr. Kevin Leahy comments; The 'fibrous' structure of the this whetstone suggests that it is made from schist and is likely to imported.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 90 mm
Width: 35 mm
Thickness: 22 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: Ground/polished
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lincolnshire (County)
District: North Kesteven (District)
Parish or ward: Threekingham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF0934
Four figure Latitude: 52.892411
Four figure longitude: -0.381269
1:25K map: TF0934
1:10K map: TF03SE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 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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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

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