Keys to the Past

Medieval quern, Battle Bridge (Edlingham)

A medieval quern was found on Battle Bridge farm in the mid-20th century. It was discovered when the field was ploughed for the first time during World War II. The quern had a hole through the centre and slot in the side for a handle.

Reference number:N4463
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Edlingham


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