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WHETSTONE

Unique ID: NMS-BC4380

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

Approx. half of a sub-square sectioned whetstone, of smooth, worn fine-grained schist, thin sedimentary banding is just visable on two opposing sides. The end changes section to almost triangular, with deeply incised "V" at a slight angle on one face. The very end has fine, parrallel scratches from use. C. 800 to 1100 AD.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

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

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 79 mm
Width: 31 mm
Thickness: 29 mm
Weight: 138 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 30th April 2017 - Sunday 30th April 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jason Gibbons
Identified by: Mr Jason Gibbons

Other reference numbers

SMR reference number: 61801
Other reference: IND07122017JS

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata


County or Unitary authority: Norfolk (County)
District: Broadland (District)
Parish or ward: Wood Dalling (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TG0827
Four figure Latitude: 52.80043686
Four figure longitude: 1.08403293
1:25K map: TG0827
1:10K map: TG02NE
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMS
Created: 7 months ago
Updated: 7 months ago

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