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Record ID: HAMP-4A2BB7
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Hampshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithc ground stone axe of heavily weathered igneous rock. The rock is a light green-grey colour, with one surface darker than the other. The axe is sub-rectangular in plan with a squared off butt-end expanding out towards the rounded blade end. In profile the axe is lenticular; It has been ground to increase the curve towards the pointed blade end, and the butt-end is flat. There is a circular indentation on both edges approximately half way along the length of the axe. The axe is widest after these indentations on the blade side. It has an oval/round cross section at the butt-end, …
Created on: Saturday 3rd February 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Headbourne Worthy CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF6253
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fragment of a lava quern. Maximum 24mm thick. Grooved on both faces - intervals c. 8mm on one face, 12mm on the other. Unusually thin for a Roman quern so more likely medieval - but these not usually dressed on both faces.
Created on: Wednesday 4th July 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'SUFFOLK STUSTON', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D29141
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of grey lava quern stone of possible Roman or later date, possibly imported from the Rhine. Part of one edge is preserved, with a flattened grinding surface and rounded exterior edge. It measures 83.41mm in width, 54.19mm in length, 16.79mm in thickness, and weighs 110.01g. This quern is possibly of Roman date given the associated finds from the site, although a later date cannot immediately be ruled out.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd March 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kedington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D80032
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from a quern stone of Roman or later date. It is formed of porous grey volcanic stone, probably imported from the Rhineland, the surviving fragment being approximately triangular in plan, rectangular in section and with one flattened face to enable grinding. It measures 73.42mm in length, 64.71mm in width, 23.29mm in thickness, and weighs 123.21g.
Created on: Wednesday 25th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Birdbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-40CFA7
Object type: POLISHED AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Bolton
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Neolithic polished stone axehead made from igneous rock with a mid-brown patina. In perfect condition, still retains sharp cutting edge. Examined by Dr Alan Bowden Curator of Earth Sciences at Liverpool Museum who identified it as not being of local stone, i.e., it has been imported into the region. Dr Bowden could not determine the source of the stone but suggested it could have been imported from the continent.
Created on: Wednesday 6th October 2004
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NARC-180DE7
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Northamptonshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Part of an Early Neolithic greenstone adze blade, of sub-oval profile and lenticular section. The tool is polished on all surfaces, but has a number of damaged areas close to its edges, and is incomplete (the butt has broken away). Neither the blade edge nor the broken edge is still sharp. This adze fragment weighs 560g and measures 170mm in length, 101mm in width and 23.7mm in thickness. The complete tool would have been of considerable size. The stone is a blue-green colour and is likely to be a particular form of tuff known as 'greenstone', which has its source in Great Lang…
Created on: Tuesday 26th June 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NARC-C1D0E2
Object type: AXE
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lithic implement: Part of a Neolithic greenstone axehead, of sub-oval profile (truncated at one end), and lenticular section. The tool is polished on all original surfaces. Neither the blade edge nor the broken edge is still sharp. The stone is a blue-green colour and may be of a particular form of tuff known as 'greenstone', which has its source in Great Langdale (Lake District), Cumbria. Greenstone was particularly well-suited for the manufacture of polished axes and adzes,as well as rougher tools, and as a result greenstone objects were traded extensively across Great Britain and…
Created on: Wednesday 20th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMS1913
Object type: QUERN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
U Four fragment of lava querns, two upper stones with non-measurable diams., thicknesses 30 & 37mm, two others thicknesses 25 & 37mm.
Created on: Tuesday 1st April 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'COLKIRK', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS1068
Object type: QUERN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
U Fragment of lava quern, no original edges surviving, max. thickness 43mm, weighing 857g.
Created on: Tuesday 1st April 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'COLKIRK', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-EF2785
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Published Find published
?MED 1 fragment lava quern, upper stone, diam. very approx. 400mm, max thickness 43mm.
Created on: Tuesday 17th June 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORFOLK NORTH TUDDENHAM', grid reference and parish protected.


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