Find Spot record MDR10709 - Stone Axe, 260m north-north-east of Pilsbury Grange Farm, Hartington Town Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

During work on dry stone walls east of Pilsbury Castle a Neolithic polished stone axe was found in or before 2006 amongst the existing walling material. The axe is more-or-less intact apart from surface damage, some of which may be recent. It appears to be of Langdale material. (Max dimensions are 22½cm by 8.2cm by 5.8cm. (1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Myers, A. 2006. Notes and photographs: Polished Stone Axe near Pilsbury Castle. A. M. Myers.

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Location

Grid reference SK 11904 63682 (point)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON TOWN QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Oct 1 2007 3:16PM

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