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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-444A56

Object type certainty: Certain
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Incomplete, probably medieval hone stone, with one end missing. The thickness and width are greatest near the complete end where the cross-section is a parallelogram (38 x 29mm). At the broken end the cross-section is sub-rectangular (29 x 20mm). The material is micaceous and pale grey. Length 126mm. 12th - 15th century.

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: Exactly AD 1500

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 126 mm
Width: 38 mm
Thickness: 29 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 1st January 2015 - Thursday 12th November 2015

Personal details

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

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 4540
Other reference: IND12112015ED

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Incomplete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Breckland (District)
Parish or ward: Beachamwell (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7505
Four figure Latitude: 52.61457342
Four figure longitude: 0.5834058
1:25K map: TF7505
1:10K map: TF70NE
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
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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