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    • Primary material: Stone

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Record ID: YORYM-DA26C3
Object type: TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large knapped tool, made from basalt. The tool has a triangular section, with two sides being wider than the third. All three sides have been heavily knapped and well finished. One terminal is slightly broken. The opposite terminal has been polished and ground possibly as a result of being used as a chisel or similar tool. This polishing gives the terminal, on the narrow side of the tool, a very smoth and rounded appearance. This wear pattern can also be seen on the surface opposite. The basalt has a dark greyish-black surface colour. This tool and its material are both …
Created on: Tuesday 19th October 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th October 2010
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Aiskew', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-07A703
Object type: TEXTILE EQUIPMENT
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A chipped, ground and polish stone pebble for textile working, on either linen or leather. The pebble is circular with a flat top and bottom.
Created on: Wednesday 28th January 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Melsonby', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-1600A7
Object type: SHOT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A roughly spherical sling shot, which could also be just a natural stone.
Created on: Monday 17th November 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Newbald', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-AF84D7
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large fragment of worked stone, that could be a whetstone, which is probably early-medieval in date. Numberous whetstones made in this material have been found in the East Ridings of Yorkshire in Viking contexts. The stone from which the whetstone has been carved is a fine-grained Mica Schist, sourced in Scandinavia. The stone has been chipped and ground. It is unusually shaped with a waisted section and a rounded, bulbous terminal. The opposite terminal is broken.
Created on: Tuesday 19th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yapham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-95C8D6
Object type: GRINDSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fine-grained, well-cremented sanstone object, which has been made into a flattened spherical shape. This type of well-cremented sanstone is a very tough rock. It is possible that it was used as a grindstone, or possibly even for polishing.
Created on: Friday 6th June 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brompton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-F406C3
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A Neolithic axe (or possibly an adze). The axe dates from between circa 3500 BC to 2100 BC. The implement has been extensively knapped and highly polished into a sub-oval shape. The stone is a fine-grained volcanic ash probably from the Lake District. One terminal is slightly pointed; the other (the butt) is rounded. The butt end has been damaged and a large chunk has been removed, this probably happened relatively recently. No natural cortex is visible on the surface of the axe. The rounded butt end of the axe or adze has been finely knapped, to form a sharp and precise cutting edg…
Created on: Wednesday 23rd April 2008
Last updated: Friday 24th May 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Stamford Bridge', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-1534D5
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large fragment of whetstone - which is undatable. The stone is a fine-grained, reasonably well cemented, quartzoze sandstone. It contains minor amounts of the mica muscorite.
Created on: Friday 7th March 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brantingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-019C57
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Two large fragments of whetstone - from two different tools, which are undatable. The stone is a fine-grained, reasonably well cemented, quartzoze sandstone. It contains minor amounts of the mica muscorite.
Created on: Thursday 6th March 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Near South Cave', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-4503F2
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fine grained siliceous mudstone flake, knapped to resemble a lithic implement. The flake is only a fragment and is probably a Neolithic flake. The mudstone has a high silica contain allowing it to be knapped like flint. Previous flakes have been removed from the surface and some damage has occurred.
Created on: Tuesday 26th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Hutton Conyers', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-454510
Object type: SPINDLE WHORL
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Half of a stone circular and flat spindle whorl, of uncertain date. The spindle whorl has a central perforation.
Created on: Thursday 14th February 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'South Holme', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: YORYM-ACA3C7
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A large fragment of whetstone, which is probably early-medieval in date. Numberous whetstones made in this material have been found in the East Ridings of Yorkshire in Viking contexts. The stone from which the whetstone has been carved is a fine-grained Mica Schist, sourced in Scandinavia. The stone has been chipped and ground into the whetstone shape and has large chamfered edges. The chamfered edges are still very obvious. Weight: 94g.
Created on: Wednesday 14th November 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brantingham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-33F491
Object type: AXEHEAD
Broad period: NEOLITHIC
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A Neolithic axehead, the axe is unusual as it has been made from an igneous stone, with is not native to East Sussex. The stone (or indeed the axe) may have originated in the south-west, the north-west or Wales. This is a type of axe that would normally be made out of flint. The axe dates from between circa 3500 BC to 2100 BC. The implement has been extensively chipped and ground into a sub-oval shape. One terminal is slightly pointed, the other is rounded. No natural surface is visible on the surface of the axe. The rounded butt end of the axe has been finely ground, to form a precis…
Created on: Friday 3rd August 2007
Last updated: Wednesday 30th April 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Colgate', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-210018
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: East Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small domestic whetstone, of unknown date (probably medieval). Due to the lack of context it is difficult to date this example, but an identical one can be seen the exhibition of objects found at the excavations of Corfe Castle (Dorset), they were used to sharpen knives and other blades. The stone from which the whetstone has been carved is probably Quartzite. The stone has been chipped and ground into shape and has a chamfered edges. It is rectangular in shape with a square butt end, the opposite terminal has a tapering end. At the butt end there is a hole through the stone.
Created on: Monday 9th July 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ringmer', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-467AB0
Object type: TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large sharpening stone, made from a hard sandstone or quartz. 516g.
Created on: Wednesday 23rd May 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Slindon', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-2D2D81
Object type: TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large slightly oval leather polishing stone. Weight: 924g.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd May 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Graffham', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-4A9F93
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A large sub-rectangular whetstone fragment.
Created on: Monday 22nd January 2007
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Yapton', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-F11850
Object type: TESSERA
Broad period: ROMAN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment of Roman tessera. Weight: 7.86g.
Created on: Friday 25th August 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Rudgwick', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-BED348
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: UNKNOWN
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A small fragment of whetstone, which is probably medieval in date. The stone has been chipped and ground. Weight: 12.5g.
Created on: Thursday 30th March 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middleton-on-Sea', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-8C4055
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large fragment of whetstone, of unknown date (probably medieval). The stone from which the whetstone has been carved is probably Quartzite. The stone has been chipped and ground into the whetstone shape and has a chamfered edges. One of the corners of the stone is rounded. Weight: 93g.
Created on: Thursday 26th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middleton-on-Sea', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SUSS-8C2B81
Object type: WHETSTONE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: West Sussex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A large fragment of whetstone, of unknown date (probably medieval). The stone from which the whetstone has been carved is an non-local stone. The stone has been chipped and ground into the whetstone shape and has a chamfered edges. Both ends are badly broken. Weight: 81g.
Created on: Thursday 26th January 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Middleton-on-Sea', grid reference and parish protected.


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