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Find Spot record MDR1131 - Food vessel, Tissington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

An almost complete Early Bronze Age food vessel, described as from "Tessington [sic], Derbyshire". The vessel, presented by Lady F. Daresbury of Old Walton Hall, Warrington, belongs to Manby's type Ia(ii) and is elaborately decorated. (1). Warrington Municipal Museum accession no.13'39. (2,3). The vessel is 5 7/8 inches (149mm) high with a rim diameter of 6 3/4 inches (171mm) and a base diameter of 3 1/8 inches (79mm). The precise location of the find is unknown. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1957. 'Food vessels of the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 77, pp 1-29. pp 1-29.
  • <2> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1964. 'Food Vessels from Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 84, pp 117-120. p 117.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p 98.
  • <4> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 1932, 2835.



Grid reference SK 17 52 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2019 4:23PM

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