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Find Spot record MDR5416 - Quern, Lightwood Lane Farm, Eckington

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Full Description

The upper stone of a small flat quern was found in May 1961 by PS Haigh in the northern part of a field 400m east of Lightwood, at approx. SK 383 819. One side of the stone was convex, the other concave. There was a central feedpipe with a slot on the concave side, and a side handle-hole. The find is in Sheffield City Museum. (1) Mr Haigh is not known locally, no further information was obtained. (2) A Romano-British date is suggested. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Transcript Hunter Index. 2, (F.L. Preston).
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 21-OCT-65.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0799. 0799.



Grid reference SK 383 819 (point) (Centre)

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  • EDR3661
  • EDR1292

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Record last edited

Feb 9 2015 3:14PM

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