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Find Spot record MDR1180 - Wooden canoe, Woodeaves, Tissington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC? to 42 AD?)

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  • None recorded

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Wilfred Louis Foster of Fosters of Ashbourne (Fishing Tackle Company) reports finding a dug-out canoe at Woodeaves on the Bentley Brook. It was about 3m (10ft) long and was recorded as being in a good state of preservation. The boat is of unknown date but might have been prehistoric. (1,2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 4017.
  • <2> Article in serial: Anon. 1965. 'A worthy disciple of Izaak Walton', Derbyshire Life and Countryside. Volume 30, No. 11, pp 32-33. p 33, photograph.



Grid reference SK 185 503 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 28 2012 12:20PM

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