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Record ID: LANCUM-EC7533
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Cumbria
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Worked granite rotary quern stone. Only the top half remains. The central perforation is still in good condition although does show signs of wear. The underside of this half has a chipped edge and there is a ridge to indicate the location of the quern handle.
Created on: Tuesday 13th December 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LON-46C0E8
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
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Fragment of a quern stone, probably a lower stone, made from lava. Lava querns were imported from Germany in the Roman and Early Medieval period. The quern is dressed on the grinding surface with concentric ridges that do not follow the circumference of the stone. The other side is not dressed but slopes down towards the outer edge.
Created on: Friday 10th November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cannon Street area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LON-46EFE1
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Greater London Authority
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a lava quern stone, probably a lower stone. Lava querns were imported from Germany in the Roman and early Medieval period. This fragment comes from the outer edge of the stone. One side is finely dressed with triangular sections of parallel ridges. The other side is plain but also feels worn, with areas of loss. The fragment is of almost even thickness although the lower side may be slightly concave.
Created on: Friday 10th November 2006
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Cannon Street area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: WAW-A7F853
Object type: SCULPTURE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Warwickshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The object is a carved stone sculpture of a probable boar or pig. A close comparison has not, so far, been found, therefore the date is not certain. However, Martin Henig has commented in correspondence that he doesn’t see why it is not Roman, and mentions a boar discovered in Bath, Wiltshire (Henig, M. The Art of Roman Britain). The stone the object is carved from is an igneous rock, which has been very weathered. The object was probably carved from a weathered pebble, and not a fragment of rock taken immediately from a larger portion. The stone is a medium coarse grained …
Created on: Monday 10th October 2005
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: SF-D29141
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Suffolk
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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.
Created on: Tuesday 2nd March 2010
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Kedington', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: SF-D80032
Object type: QUERN
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Essex
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
A fragment from a quern stone of Roman or later date. It is formed of porous grey volcanic stone, probably imported from the Rhineland, the surviving fragment being approximately triangular in plan, rectangular in section and with one flattened face to enable grinding. It measures 73.42mm in length, 64.71mm in width, 23.29mm in thickness, and weighs 123.21g.
Created on: Wednesday 25th November 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Birdbrook', grid reference and parish protected.


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