Find Spot record MYO4520 - Rotary quern

Summary

Rotary quern (upper stone) Rotary quern (lower stone). Prehistoric or Roman.

Location

Grid reference SE 5349 4848 (point)
Map sheet SE54NW
Civil Parish Askham Richard, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

NMR Information:

The upper stone of a bun-shaped sandstone rotary quern
reputed to have been found at Askham Richard(SE 536480) has been
in Gray's Court, York for at least fifteen years. The stone is
12-13 inches in diameter and 7 1/2 inches high with two perfect handlesockets sunk 2 1/2 inches into the stone. The base is well worn (1)

The lower stone of a rotary quern from Askham Richard was donated
to the Yorkshire Museum during 1930 by Major Wailes-Fairbairn. (2)

1 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION Yorks Phil Soc Ann Rpt 1966 31 illus
2 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION Yorks Phil Soc Ass Rpt 1930 38

Exact location of findspot is unsure; GIS point based on vague NMR information.

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Record last edited

Aug 5 2019 10:51AM

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