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HER Number:MDV112932
Name:Quern Fragment from Denbury Hillfort


Possible quern fragment found in the roots of a fallen tree.


Grid Reference:SX 817 685
Map Sheet:SX86NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDenbury and Torbryan
Ecclesiastical ParishDENBURY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Early Iron Age to Saxon - 700 BC to 1065 AD (Between))

Full description

Watts, S., 30/07/2015, Denbury Quern Fragment (Personal Comment). SDV358861.

Stone has what appears to have been a grinding surface, although it shows no real evidence of wear.

Horner, B., 30/07/2015, Quern Fragment (Personal Comment). SDV358859.

Possible quern fragment found in roots of a fallen tree. It looks to be of volcanic Spillite which is local to Denbury Down.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV358859Personal Comment: Horner, B.. 30/07/2015. Quern Fragment. Digital. [Mapped feature: #2962 ]
SDV358861Personal Comment: Watts, S.. 30/07/2015. Denbury Quern Fragment. Not Applicable.

Associated Monuments

MDV8603Part of: Denbury Hillfort, Torbryan (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV5763 - QUERN (Early Iron Age to Saxon - 700 BC to 1065 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jul 30 2015 12:30PM