MHG8474 - Tarbat Old Parish Church - quern


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Type and Period (2)

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)
  • (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A broken trough quern is built into lower part of NW gatepost of churchyard, abutting Tarbat Ness road. Its concave face protrudes.
Visited by OS 20 Septemeber 1972.

Close-Brooks suggests that this, along with other similar examples known in Shetland, other parts of Ross- shire and
Inverness-shire, may be best dated to the Bronze Age (c.2,500BC – 700BC). <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 9144 8401 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH98SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish TARBAT

Finds (1)

  • QUERN (Bronze Age - 2400 BC to 551 BC)

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