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    • Material: Stone
    • Object type: WHETSTONE
    • Broad period: UNKNOWN
    • County: Norfolk

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Record ID: NMS-8D3563
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Incomplete honestone undated but probably ancient, one end missing, of rectangular cross-section tapering slightly to sub-triangular terminal. There is a drilled perforation at the broken end, with a slightlblind hole on one face near the edge where the position has been adjusted. The unidentified stone is very smooth, fine-grained and dark grey/black. Extant length 57mm. Width 10mm. Thickness 8mm. Weight 10.02g.
Created on: Friday 17th July 2015
Last updated: Friday 17th July 2015
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hilborough', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: NMS-DA1F09
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Whetstone of uncertain (but far from recent) date, discoidal and sub-circular, in fine grained grey stone. One flat face is smooth, the other less so and with a substantial V-sectioned groove running from edge to edge, set slightly off-centre and deepest at mid-point. There is a narrower V-sectioned groove on the side. Diameter 76 - 82mm. Thickness 24mm. Weight 288g. Maximum width and depth of large groove 16 and 10mm, of small groove 6 and 4mm.
Created on: Monday 8th September 2014
Last updated: Monday 8th September 2014
Spatial data recorded.


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Record ID: NMS-6BE495
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: Norfolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Undated possible Whetstone. Sub-rectangular slab of highly siliceous sandstone /quartzite, rounded and slightly battered at one end, heavily flaked at the other. Dimensions 176 x 55 x 30mm. The smooth, almost polished, surface and slightly dished faces suggest that it has been used as a whetstone. Undatable.
Created on: Tuesday 13th March 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stokesby with Herringby', grid reference and parish protected.


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