NMGW-0EE2F4: whetstone

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Unique ID: NMGW-0EE2F4

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Perforated whetstone of rectangular cross-section, made of a fine-grained siltstone. The stone tapers gently to the flat end. The top of the whetstone has been damaged and is irregular. The perforation is regular and has been drilled; it has been positioned slightly off-centre on one face. All four faces illustrate evidence of whetting, but show no obvious sign of being dished through prolonged use.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1066
Date to: AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 82.2 mm
Width: 11.5 mm
Thickness: 9.7 mm
Weight: 17.5 g
Diameter: 4.5 mm

Personal details

Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Manufacture method: Ground/polished
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Martletwy (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SN0613
Four figure Latitude: 51.781944
Four figure longitude: -4.813847
1:25K map: SN0613
1:10K map: SN01SE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 16 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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