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Monument record MDR465 - Cluther Rocks, Hayfield - Quern, Millstone maufacture.

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 0740 8783: Cluther Rocks, Quern, Millstone Manufacture: Dimensions: Di.= 1.5m (4.5ft), De(centre)= 0.3m (1ft): Flat upperstone to a possibly Romano-British quern, found at Cluther Rocks and reported to Sheffield City Museum on 27.10.1969. Central hole had a diameter of 0.25m (9in.). (1) Millstone manufacturing site. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 1216.. 1216.
  • <2> Article in serial: Tucker, D. 1985. 'Millstone making in the Peak District of Derbyshire: The quarries & the technology', Industrial Archaeology Review. Vol 8, pp 42-58.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Memoirs of the Geol. Survey of Great Britain 1971: The Geology of the Country Around Chapel-en-le Frith. p 354.



Grid reference Centred SK 0740 8783 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3789

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Record last edited

Mar 18 2015 9:56AM

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