SF-D29141: Quern Stone

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QUERN

Unique ID: SF-D29141

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of grey lava quern stone of possible Roman or later date, possibly imported from the Rhine. Part of one edge is preserved, with a flattened grinding surface and rounded exterior edge. It measures 83.41mm in width, 54.19mm in length, 16.79mm in thickness, and weighs 110.01g. This quern is possibly of Roman date given the associated finds from the site, although a later date cannot immediately be ruled out.

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 54.19 mm
Width: 83.41 mm
Thickness: 16.79 mm
Weight: 110.01 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st December 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Andrew Brown
Identified by: Dr Andrew Brown
Secondary identifier: Mrs Jane Carr

Materials and construction

Primary material: Igneous rock

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: St. Edmundsbury (District)
To be known as: Kedington

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Chance find during metal detecting
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Created: 9 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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