Friday, March 5, 2010

Exciting find for museum bosses

A ROMAN quern stone discovered near Chaigley has sparked excitement in archaeological circles.

The stone was taken into Ribchester Roman Museum's 'Finds Day' on Saturday by a local woman and Curator Patrick Tostevin says it was definitely "the highlight of the day."

"It is the sort of object that would suggest there might be some sort of hitherto undiscovered Roman settlement in the area," said Patrick. "It was an absolutely wonderful day and I was delighted with the response we had. A steady stream of people brought in a variety of different objects from coins to Chinese terracotta.

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