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SMOOTHING EQUIPMENT

Unique ID: NCL-6C6B46

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

An oblong stone smoother that could date from the Prehistoric to early Modern periods. The stone is subrectangular in plan and sub-drop-shaped in section. The entire surface is smooth, as if river-worn, but the object was found on agricultural land. The stone is igneous, and probably a basalt.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MESOLITHIC
Period from: MESOLITHIC
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: MODERN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 61.37 mm
Width: 34.93 mm
Thickness: 23.26 mm
Weight: 81.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st October 2006

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Robert Collins
Identified by: Dr Robert Collins

Materials and construction

Primary material: Igneous rock
Manufacture method: Ground/polished
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Thwing (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TA0470
Four figure Latitude: 54.115365
Four figure longitude: -0.41049
1:25K map: TA0470
1:10K map: TA07SW
Grid reference source: Centred on village (which isn't a parish)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NCL
Created: 12 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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