There are currently no images available.
If you own this object please send us a picture of it.


Unique ID: NMS-8A4BED

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

Medieval to post-medieval honestone in a fine grained micaceous grey stone, of sub-square cross-section at one end (24 x 24mm) widening gently to the other (24 x 30.5mm. Length 112mm. 12th - 18th century

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 112 mm
Width: 30.5 mm
Thickness: 24 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 8th April 2017 - Saturday 8th April 2017

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Dr Andrew Rogerson
Identified by: Dr Andrew Rogerson

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 25765
Other reference: SB042017

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District)
Parish or ward: Congham (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TF7123
Four figure Latitude: 52.77750198
Four figure longitude: 0.53373441
1:25K map: TF7123
1:10K map: TF72SW
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

No references cited so far.

Similar objects

Find number: NMS-89F91B
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Incomplete medieval to post-medieval honestone of very hard, fine-grained, pinkish grey micaceous sandstone. At the break the cross-section i…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NMS-3F3088
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Incomplete Medieval hone stone of pale grey micaceous schist. Both ends broken. Section varies from ovoid (33 x 12mm) at one end to sub-square…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Find number: NMS-1EBEE1
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broadperiod: MEDIEVAL
Probably medieval hone stone of rectangular cross-section, thinning gently from one broken end to an unbroken, rounded end. The stone is slig…
Workflow: Awaiting validationFind awaiting validation

Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

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

Other formats: this page is available as qrcode json xml geojson pdf rdf representations.