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HER Number:MDV2827
Name:Quern at Lower Filham House

Summary

Upper stone of quern lying beside wall of ruined chapel in the grounds of Lower Filham House.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 649 553
Map Sheet:SX65NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishUgborough
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishUGBOROUGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX65NW/1/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Unknown date)

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1949, The Moorstone Age, Part 1, 328 (Article in Serial). SDV274816.

Upper stone of quern lying beside wall of ruined chapel in grounds of Lower Filham House.


Worth, R. H., 1950, The Moorstone Age, Part 2, Pl H (Article in Serial). SDV336081.


Copeland, G. W., 1956, Old Houses Viewed in 1955 by the Plymouth Branch, 284 (Article in Serial). SDV149390.

A curious quern grindstone is located on the sill of a large rectangular opening in the south wall of the remains of St Andrew's Chapel to the south of Filham House.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV149390Article in Serial: Copeland, G. W.. 1956. Old Houses Viewed in 1955 by the Plymouth Branch. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 88. A5 Hardback. 284.
SDV274816Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1949. The Moorstone Age, Part 1. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 81. A5 Hardback. 328.
SDV336081Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1950. The Moorstone Age, Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 82. A5 Hardback. Pl H.

Associated Monuments

MDV2828Related to: Filham House (Monument)
MDV2826Related to: St Andrew's Chapel south of Filham House (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3125 - QUERN (Unknown date)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Sep 9 2008 2:10PM