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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-DB9F8C

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Fragment of a probably medieval hone of pale grey micaceous stone, split longitudinally and broken across on end. The cross-section was probably sub-rectangular, and tapering from the finished end. On the one surving braod surface there are five short longitudinal lines of rust, presumably from use with an iron tool. Extant length and thickness 55 and 11.5 - 9mm. Width 28.5 - 23mm. Weight 32g. Perhaps 12th - 15th century.

Finder's no. GW3

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 55 mm
Width: 28.5 mm
Thickness: 11.5 mm
Weight: 32 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 22nd September 2013 - Thursday 4th September 2014

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 3592
Other reference: SJ022015

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

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

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7220
Four figure Latitude: 52.75024274
Four figure longitude: 0.54697082
1:25K map: TF7220
1:10K map: TF72SW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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