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295


Gateshead


Gateshead Fell, querns


Gateshead


NZ26SE


Tools and Equipment


Grinding Equipment


Quern


Undetermined



Find


On 1st June 1814 Joseph Henderson of Gateshead Fell gave the Society of Antiquaries the upper and lower stones of a quern, or hand mill, found on Gateshead Fell. This donation was accompanied by an outline plan of an enclosure or camp, in which the mill-stones and fragments of others were found. The place was situated in a parcel of ground allotted to Mr. Henderson, at the time of the enclosure of Gateshead Fell.


26


60


NZ2660



<< HER 295 >> J. Henderson, 1822, Appendix: Donations, Archaeologia Aeliana, 1, I, p. 4 Ordnance Survey Archaeological Record Cards, JHO, 1952, U earthwork, NZ26SE11

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