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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-0D13F7

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

Incomplete whetstone of sub-rectangular cross-section, both ends broken, of highly micaceous fine grained grey stone. Width 35 - 29mm. Thickness 10.5 - 8mm. Extant length 47mm. There are engraved grooves on both broad faces. Probably Late Saxon or medieval.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 850
Date to: Circa AD 1539

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 47 mm
Width: 35 mm
Thickness: 10.5 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 17th February 2015 - Monday 16th March 2015

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 51659
Other reference: NMD032015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: North Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Dunton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF8829
Four figure Latitude: 52.82572905
Four figure longitude: 0.78890582
1:25K map: TF8829
1:10K map: TF82NE
Grid reference source: Centred on field
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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