Record Details

NHER Number:3422
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Prehistoric saddle quern, Mill Drove


The lower half of a prehistoric saddle quern made of quartz found in 1946.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6710 1491
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

Lower stone of saddle quern found 1946 in deep ploughing for sugar beet. In field on west side of Mill Drove, Blackborough End.
Small bolster stone found apart from quern. Of hard quartz sandstone with numerous mica flecks, small vein of quartz running across it.
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

(S1) and (S2) in file.B

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds

  • SADDLE QUERN (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 61 NE 21.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Neolithic. Middleton.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1936. [unknown]. ?17 May.
<S2>Photograph: CM 95.

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