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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-8D3563

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete honestone undated but probably ancient, one end missing, of rectangular cross-section tapering slightly to sub-triangular terminal. There is a drilled perforation at the broken end, with a slightlblind hole on one face near the edge where the position has been adjusted. The unidentified stone is very smooth, fine-grained and dark grey/black. Extant length 57mm. Width 10mm. Thickness 8mm. Weight 10.02g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 57 mm
Width: 10 mm
Thickness: 8 mm
Weight: 10.02 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 19th May 2015 - Monday 15th June 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Steven Ashley
Identified by: Mr Steven Ashley

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 5019
Other reference: NMD062015

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
To be known as: Hilborough

Spatial coordinates


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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