WAW-FE9176: Unknown: whetstone

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Unique ID: WAW-FE9176

Object type certainty: Certain
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A sandstone whetstone of uncertain date, possibly Roman. It is sub-rectangular in plan and section. The whetstone has four, possibly five grinding surfaces which are saddle-like; it has sustained plough damage which has given it two uneven sides. It is a light to mid-brown medium to coarse sandstone.

It measures 98.32mm in length, 60.82mm wide and weighs 648.9grams.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 98.32 mm
Width: 60.82 mm
Weight: 648.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 24th April 2015

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Emily Freeman
Identified by: Miss Emily Freeman

Materials and construction

Primary material: Stone
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Warwickshire (County)
District: Stratford-on-Avon (District)
Parish or ward: Brailes (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP2940
Four figure Latitude: 52.05762809
Four figure longitude: -1.57845151
1:25K map: SP2940
1:10K map: SP24SE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

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Created: About one year ago
Updated: 5 months ago

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