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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-DA1F09

Object type certainty: Certain
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Whetstone of uncertain (but far from recent) date, discoidal and sub-circular, in fine grained grey stone. One flat face is smooth, the other less so and with a substantial V-sectioned groove running from edge to edge, set slightly off-centre and deepest at mid-point. There is a narrower V-sectioned groove on the side. Diameter 76 - 82mm. Thickness 24mm. Weight 288g. Maximum width and depth of large groove 16 and 10mm, of small groove 6 and 4mm.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: UNKNOWN
Period to: UNKNOWN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 24 mm
Weight: 288 g
Diameter: 82 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 10th June 2014 - Monday 14th July 2014

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 58498
Other reference: KLMD072014

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Marham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7010
Four figure Latitude: 52.66106548
Four figure longitude: 0.51220395
1:25K map: TF7010
1:10K map: TF71SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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