Find Spot record MDR2172 - Beehive quernstone, Nether Booth, Edale

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The topstone of a gritstone beehive rotary quern was found in a wall at Nether Booth in approximately 1950. Dimensions: Diam.= 290mm (11.5in); Height = 190mm (7.5in). The central depression is 140mm (5.5in) diameter, the central hole 25mm (1in) diameter and the handle hole in the side is also 25mm (1in) in diameter. (1) The artefact is in private hands. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2484.. 2484..
  • <2> Unpublished document: Critchlow, A. 2013. Email to the HER Officer, 07/04/2013, following dispersal of the finder's possessions.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 141 861 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish EDALE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Apr 9 2013 10:52AM

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