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    • Primary material: Stone
    • Object type: ROTARY QUERN

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Record ID: NMS-8D6C56
Object type: ROTARY QUERN
Broad period: IRON AGE
County: Norfolk
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Upper part of a beehive rotary quern in coarse grained sandstone. Sub-circular, with wide off-centre hopper tapering slightly towards the base, circular handle-slot in side which penetrates through to the hopper. On the upper edge there is a wedge-shaped groove with a u-shaped profile, 40mm long and 20mm wide at maximum. Diameter at base 240 - 255mm. Height 145mm. Behive querns were in use over a long period and are not very closely dateable. They are known from Iron Age and Roman contexts.
Created on: Monday 13th August 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 17th October 2012
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Brinton', grid reference and parish protected.

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