LANCUM-9379A7: Whetstone

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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: LANCUM-9379A7

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

Possibly a whetstone of early medieval date, c. 9th-11th century. Rectangular in shape and cross-section; very smooth sides.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period from: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Period to: EARLY MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 800
Date to: Circa AD 1100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 75 mm
Width: 31.5 mm
Thickness: 7 mm
Weight: 38.35 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 3rd March 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Dot Boughton
Identified by: Dr Dot Boughton

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cumbria (County)
District: Eden (District)
To be known as: Alston Moor

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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