Find Spot record MDR4432 - Iron Age quernstone, Midway, Swadlincote

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An Iron Age upper quern stone was found in 1952 at a sandpit belonging to Messrs. Searanke Ltd. in Eureka Road, Midway [the grid reference given in the text, SK 312 204, does not fall on Eureka Road]. It is made of Millstone Grit and the surface is covered with course tooling marks. It is 174mm high and has a maximum diameter of 280mm, with a 24mm pipe to the grinding face. The stone is now in Burton-upon-Trent Museum. (1)

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  • <1> Article in serial: Leahy, K (Borough Museum and Art Gallery). 1979. 'Some prehistoric finds from the Burton upon Trent area', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 99. pp. 55-7, fig. 4.



Grid reference Centred SK 312 204 (100m by 100m)

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Nov 20 2017 2:51PM

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