Find Spot record MDR1012 - Sandstone axe, Newhaven Bank Farm, Hartington Nether Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A Neolithic polished sandstone axe was found at Newhaven Bank Farm in 1859. It is group XV petrologically. (1,2). The fine sandstone celt or axe, measuring 6½ inches long and 2½ inches wide and is now in Sheffield City Museum. (3).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1104. 1104.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 1109. 1109.
  • <3> Index: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Antiquities. pp 21-22, photograph.
  • <4> Article in serial: Moore, C N and Cummins, W A. 1974. 'Petrological Identification of Stone Implements from Derbyshire and Leicestershire', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Volume 40, pp 59-78. pp 70-72.

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Location

Grid reference SK 166 588 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON NETHER QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2008 2:37PM

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