LEIC-6A7382: undated whetstone

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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: LEIC-6A7382

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Undated stone whetstone, 38mm long, 18mm wide and 3 to 7mm wide. The object has a grey patina and weighs 8.60grams. It is rectangular in form and section and has a centrally placed circular suspension hole, 5mm in diameter. The object tapers sharply through prolonged use and has probably snapped during use because it became too thin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period:

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 38 mm
Width: 18 mm
Thickness: 3 mm
Weight: 8.6 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st February 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Fabricated

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Croxton Kerrial (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK8129
Four figure Latitude: 52.852415
Four figure longitude: -0.798586
1:25K map: SK8129
1:10K map: SK82NW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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

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