MHG2345 - Quern Stone - Whitefield


Quern & rubber, Whitefield

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 551 BC)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Quern found AD 1851 (NAT) OS 1:10,000 map, (1975)

This saddle-quern and rubber (identified as such from text and drawing) was found 18 ins below ground level by ploughing in 1851. Mr Davidson of Old Hall sent them to Edinburgh Museum.
Name Book 1871.

No further info was obtained during field investigation. The site lies in a flat arable field.
Visited by OS (W D J) 24 April 1963.

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred ND 2686 5352 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND25SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

Finds (1)

  • SADDLE QUERN (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 551 BC?)

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