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Record ID: SOM-949982
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
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A fragment of quern-stone of probably Roman date. The fragment is sub triangular in shape and it is a segment of a circular millstone, from the central perforation to the outer edge. The upper face is rough and slightly convex. Traces of a central circular hole on the millstone remains on one side of the fragment. This hole measures 14.7 mm in deep before sinking further for 29 mm to the central perforation of millstone.The lower face is flat and has had minimal working. The whole piece measures 136.1 mm in length, 159.7 mm in width, in thickness 44.5 mm at the centre and 57.2 mm alon…
Created on: Friday 31st August 2018
Last updated: Monday 3rd September 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'West Stour CP', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: DOR-92F8A8
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A large incomplete rotary quern. The lower stone only. The stone is a fine grained pale pinky-grey quartzite, probably sarsen. The stone is circular with a central circular perforation with an asymmetrical hour-glass profile. The upper, grinding face is convex. It is worn and smoothed through use. The edges, where they survive, are dressed. The underside is irregular and with some smoothing resulting from the stone being dragged and moved, but otherwise unmodified. Date: Roman - AD 43 - 410 Dimensions: 380 mm x 35 mm (edge thickness) x 90 mm (thickness at centre. The perforation is …
Created on: Wednesday 18th March 2015
Last updated: Wednesday 23rd September 2015
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Record ID: SOMDOR-74CA61
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
2 burnt fragments of pudding stone quern of probable Roman date.
Created on: Wednesday 26th July 2006
Last updated: Friday 20th January 2017
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Record ID: SOMDOR1592
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Dorset
Workflow stage: Published Find published
1 fragment of quern stone. Half of the upper stone from a rotary quern. (This is mentioned in the 1935 site book)
Created on: Wednesday 9th October 2002
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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