Keys to the Past

Wandylaw Moor millstone roughout (Ellingham)

The outline of a millstone was discovered during survey work on the moor in the 1980s. It comprises a line of peck marks and the beginning of an extraction trench. The roughout measures about 1.4m across and lies just beneath the turf.

Reference number:N5027
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Wandylaw Moor Archaeological Survey 1988; Archaeological Unit for North East England

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ellingham

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