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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: WMID1584

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

The item is sub-square in section. The corners are rounded. Each terminal of the item is broken. Two of the faces are very smooth. Along the other two faces there are large chips so the edges are not well defined. Also there are a series of vague linear grooves.

Notes:

Jon Radley, Warwickshire Museum, identified the item as being fine-grained quartz sandstone, probably of Palaeozoic age. Foreign to South Warwickshire, it is either a glacial erratic or human transported.

Chronology

Broad period:

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 67.22 mm
Width: 29.52 mm
Thickness: 28.24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 1999

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Angie Bolton
Identified by: Ms Angie Bolton

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
To be known as: WARWICKSHIRE BARCHESTON

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

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

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: WMID
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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