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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-1EBEE1

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

Probably medieval hone stone of rectangular cross-section, thinning gently from one broken end to an unbroken, rounded end. The stone is slightly close-grained, micaceous and pale grey brown. Extant length 63mm. Width 18.6mm. Thickness 9.8 - 9mm. 12th - 15th century.

Finder's no. GR7

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1450
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 63 mm
Width: 18.6 mm
Thickness: 9.8 mm
Weight: 27 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: 33227
Other reference: SJ022015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
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: Grimston (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7122
Four figure Latitude: 52.76852126
Four figure longitude: 0.53321276
1:25K map: TF7122
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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