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HER Number:MDV3938
Name:Quern in St. Eustachius Parish Church


Rare upper stone of quern in parish church, underside recessed for an iron plate.


Grid Reference:SX 481 744
Map Sheet:SX47SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTavistock
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTAVISTOCK

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX47SE/9/5

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Worth, R. H., 1949, The Moorstone Age, Part 1, 329 (Article in Serial). SDV274816.

Rare upper stone in parish church. 146 millimetres diameter, 60 millimetres maximum thickness, feed hole diameter 31 millimetres. The under surface is not plane but concave to the extent of 10 millimetres. Underside recessed for an iron plate, 10 millimetres deep. The trough in the understone would not have had a greater diameter than 152 millimetres, or greater depth of 25 millimetres.

Worth, R. H., 1950, The Moorstone Age, Part 2, 347 (Article in Serial). SDV336081.

Figure refers to Part 1.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV274816Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1949. The Moorstone Age, Part 1. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 81. A5 Hardback. 329.
SDV336081Article in Serial: Worth, R. H.. 1950. The Moorstone Age, Part 2. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 82. A5 Hardback. 347.

Associated Monuments

MDV3933Related to: St. Eustachius's Parish Church, Tavistock (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV4545 - QUERN (Unknown date)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 19 2012 10:19AM