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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-C01ED7

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roughly rectangular sandstone pebble, fairly flat on both faces, broken at one end, the long edges worn smooth from use as a whetstone. Surviving dimensions 135 x 82 x 34mm. Undateable, but unlikely to be prehistoric and probably Early Medieval, medieval or post-medieval.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 410
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 135 mm
Width: 82 mm
Thickness: 34 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 13th March 2013 - Wednesday 13th March 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Erica Darch
Identified by: Mrs Erica Darch

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 25421
Other reference: IND13032013ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: South Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Wortwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TM2586
Four figure Latitude: 52.4256614
Four figure longitude: 1.30789069
1:25K map: TM2586
1:10K map: TM28NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 3 years ago

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