Tyne and Wear HER(295): Gateshead Fell, querns - Details
Gateshead Fell, querns
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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.
<< HER 295 >> J. Henderson, 1822, Appendix: Donations, Archaeologia Aeliana, 1, I, p. 4 Ordnance Survey Archaeological Record Cards, JHO, 1952, U earthwork, NZ26SE11