Record Details

NHER Number:1625
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman quern

Summary

A Roman sandstone upper quern stone from a rotary quern was found near the Peddar's Way in a hedge.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7298 3526
Map Sheet:TF73NW
Parish:FRING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1949. Near Peddars Way in hedge by Sedgeford Plantation.
A greyish sandstone upper stone of rotary quern worn lopsided. Two side holes pierce vertical hole.
See (S1), May 1949.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Nothing in situ but perhaps came from breach in bank on opposite side at TF 7291 3531.
R. R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: 1970. Archaeological News Letter.. Vol 3, no 2, p 39.
---Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 73 NW 13.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Fring.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Illustration: Finds Illustrations.

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