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Unique ID: LVPL1823

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Complete saddle quern and rider


Found with rubbing stone or 'rider'. Found by the landowner prior to archaeological investigation by University of Manchester Archaeological Unit and James Balme.


Broad period: IRON AGE
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa 800 BC
Date to: Circa AD 100

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 470 mm
Width: 280 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Wednesday 1st January 1997

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Nick Herepath

Materials and construction

Primary material: Sedimentary rock
Manufacture method: Ground/polished

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Trafford (Metropolitan District)
District: Trafford (Metropolitan District)

Spatial coordinates

Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Agricultural or drainage work
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Created: 17 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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