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Record details

BCC record ID:0423600000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Possible medieval quarry known from historical records
Grid Reference:SP 77000 26500
Parish:

WINSLOW, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

  • QUARRY (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated finds: none recorded

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

AT WINSLOW IN BUCKS, A CONGLOMERATE MILLSTONE ROCK WAS MUCH USED FOR MILLING IN THE MIDDLE AGES, THOUGH REFERENCE TO ITS USE IN DORSET SEEMS LACKING (B1).
NGR TO PARISH CENTRE.

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: H S L Dewar. 1961. 'WINDMILLS, WATERMILLS & HORSEMILLS OF DORSET', IN PROCEEDINGS OF DORSET NAT HIST & ARCH SOC. Vol 82. p120
<2>Article in serial: D G Tucker. 1977. 'MILLSTONES, QUARRIES & MILLSTONE MAKERS', IN POST-MEDIEVAL ARCHAEOLOGY 11 P13. Vol 11.
<3>Unpublished document: BCM ACCESSIONS REGISTER,1933.
<4>Article in serial: D King. 1986. 'PETROLOGY, DATING & DISTRIBUTION OF QUERNS & MILLSTONES', IN UNIVERSITY OF LONDON INSTITUTE OF ARCHAEOLOGY BULLETIN 23 PP65-126. No 23.

Associated excavations and fieldwork: none recorded

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