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Find Spot record MDR11119 - Leaf-shaped arrowhead, Dukes Drive, Stanton Moor, Stanton in the Peak

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A leaf shaped arrowhead, in excellent condition, was found on Stanton Moor on September 6 2006. The arrowhead was lying on the sandy surface of a path known as Dukes Drive. The day before the find was made there had been a significant rainstorm and the footpath surface showed clear signs of recent rain action. The arrowhead measures approximately 2.5cm from tip to base and c. 2cm wide. There is some damage at the base, which has been snapped off, and there are a couple of small nicks on one edge. It is a beautifully made implement with clear bifacial knapping. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Wilde, M. 2006. Email notes and photographs, December 13 2006.



Grid reference SK 2509 6315 (point)

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Record last edited

Jun 15 2015 1:02PM

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