Record Details

NHER Number:12744
Type of record:Monument
Name:Neolithic and medieval stone finds

Summary

A Neolithic quern and a large octagonal stone, possibly the base of a medieval cross, were found in the garden of Great Yard House (NHER12740) in the 1970s.

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Location

Grid Reference:TF 9713 4307
Map Sheet:TF94SE
Parish:STIFFKEY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

In corner of garden of 'Great Yard' a Neolithic quern found, also a large octagonal stone (but with two corners cut off) about 1.8m (6 feet) across and 60cm (2 feet) thick, having a central hole with marks of iron.

Informant [1] believes this to have been a cross base (but how does the iron fit it?). Both retained by owner of property. Information given by [1] to E. Rose (NAU), 25 August 1977.

Informant [2] says he has seen an old postcard showing 'Stiffkey Bridge and cross'.
E. Rose (NAU), 10 May 1982.

Monument Types

  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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