NMS-A4A076: Late Saxon/Medieval stone hone

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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-A4A076

Object type certainty: Certain
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Late Saxon/Medieval Hone stone, probably Norwegian Ragstone, rectangular-sectioned with perforation towards upper end, other end broken, both faces slightly concave where worn by use, 14 x >53mm. 10th - 13th century

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 900
Date to: AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 53 mm
Width: 14 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st February 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ellen Bales
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Great Ellingham

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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