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Record ID: NMGW-8D6E97
Object type: CORE
Broad period: PREHISTORIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Prehistoric stone core. Multi-Directional
Created on: Thursday 31st July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-8D67F8
Object type: CORE
Broad period: PREHISTORIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Prehistoric stone core. Multi-directional
Created on: Thursday 31st July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-7B3340
Object type: FLAKE
Broad period: PREHISTORIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
15 Prehistoric stone flakes
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-791160
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Late Mesolithic bevelled pebble.
Created on: Wednesday 30th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-542604
Object type: BLADE
Broad period: PREHISTORIC
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find published
1 chert blade
Created on: Monday 28th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-52B4E7
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PREHISTORIC
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find published
2 Prehistoric chert flakes
Created on: Monday 28th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-50E596
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PREHISTORIC
County: Swansea
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Prehistoric chert blade
Created on: Monday 28th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-688E06
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: PREHISTORIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
2 Prehistoric stone flakes
Created on: Thursday 17th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-40A462
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Top fragment of a perforated whetstone. The stone has a bevelled end and straight sides. The perforation is oval and has an hour glass profile. Both faces are smooth and dished from use. One face has a facet running along one of the sides.
Created on: Tuesday 15th July 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-DE9E23
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Butt fragment of a Neolithic stone axehead. The surface of the axe was ground or pecked, rather than polished. The axehead is made from an altered coarse dolorite, which is highly chloritic. The rock is likely to have originated from West Wales and is similar to sources which outcrop locally. The axehead has a pointed butt and rounded sides, which gently diverge. A little less than half of the original length survives. One of the faces shows evidence of damage through flaking, it is not clear whether this damage occurred in antiquity or more recently.
Created on: Monday 16th June 2003
Last updated: Tuesday 27th September 2016
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Record ID: NMGW-0EE2F4
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Perforated whetstone of rectangular cross-section, made of a fine-grained siltstone. The stone tapers gently to the flat end. The top of the whetstone has been damaged and is irregular. The perforation is regular and has been drilled; it has been positioned slightly off-centre on one face. All four faces illustrate evidence of whetting, but show no obvious sign of being dished through prolonged use.
Created on: Tuesday 13th May 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW-3FF0B8
Object type: AXE HAMMER
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Large complete but unfinished Early Bronze Age (c. 2500 ? 1450 BC) axe hammer. The implement has been made on a medium-grained carboniferous sandstone (a band of similar material can be found to the north of the findspot, stretching from St. Brides Bay to Saundersfoot). The axe hammer is large and heavy and has been roughly shaped giving the implement a somewhat irregular appearance as is usual with this implement type. The sides are gently convex in profile, establishing the artefact as a Roe?s (1979) Class I. The upper and lower faces may also be judged convex making the axe hammer d…
Created on: Tuesday 15th April 2003
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW3319
Object type: PERFORATED OBJECT
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Perforated stone identified and recorded from a photograph. Study of the photograph suggests that the perforation is artificial and not the result of natural erosion or weathering. It is possible that the stone was either a loom or netting weight. Length c.15mm.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd October 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW3236
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Discoidal spindle whorl - stone (sandstone - dark red brown colour). Diameter 34-35mm; diameter of perforation 9mm; thickness (minimum) 10mm; weight 12.9 grams. One face of the spindel whorl is split, possibly by plough damage, and the surviving face is marked by the plough, although this may be a knife mark. Probably either medieval or later in date.
Created on: Tuesday 26th June 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW3214
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Black stone axe head. Neolithic period. The stone is fine grained and probably of igneous or metamorphic type. The polishing was never finished. Uncertain source - probably not from Pembrokeshire. Length 110mm, width of head 55mm, weight 12ozs.
Created on: Thursday 14th June 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW3111
Object type: PERFORATED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Discoidal perforated stone. Diameter 24mm, thickness 14mm, internal diameter 5mm, weight 12.5 grams. Although conventionally identified as spindle whorls, perforated stone weights like this example could have been used for other functions such as fishing or net weights (Manning et al. 1995, 251). Roman spindle whorls are usually made from sherds of pottery; however, examples made from lead, brass coins, jet, bone and stone are also known (cf. Wheeler 1930, 106-107; Manning et al. 1995). A close parallel is recorded from Roman Aldborough (Bishop 1996, 32, no.173, fig.17); however, alth…
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW3112
Object type: PERFORATED OBJECT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: the Vale of Glamorgan
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Irregular discoidal perforated stone. Diameter 22.5-24mm, thickness 12mm, internal diameter 5.5mm, weight 8.9 grams. The slightly irregular form of this example suggests that an identification as a spindle whorl may be somewhat problematic and this perforated stone could have been used as a fishing or net weight (cf. Manning et al. 1995, 251).
Created on: Tuesday 1st May 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW351
Object type: TROUGH
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Basin or trough - the small size of the basin suggests that it may have been used to collect water from a hand pump. Crudely carved out from a piece of local stone - possibly a Presili 'bluestone'. It contains a drainage hole on the side and has been truncated. Probably 18th or 19th century
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW357
Object type: UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT
Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
County: Monmouthshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Stone ball. Diameter 33mm. The function of the ball is uncertain; however, it is possibly a baking ball used to hold down empty pastry cases to stop them rising in the oven. Dating is problematic but if it is a baking ball then it may be relatively recent in date.
Created on: Wednesday 18th April 2001
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: NMGW1161
Object type: DEBITAGE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Pembrokeshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Fifteen pieces of stone (non-flint) adze/axe manufacturing debitage.
Created on: Thursday 28th September 2000
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Marloes and St. Brides', grid reference and parish protected.


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