Find Spot record MDR1202 - Flint axe, Dowlow Quarries, Hartington Upper Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Axe of brown flint, in the Buxton Museum, found in Dowlow Quarries by Harry Naden, when baring the surface in September 1931. (1). No further information. (2). SK 1067. Dow Low, Hartington upper Quarter. The axe was subjected to petrological analysis and found to be of Group XX (Charnwood Forest) provenance and is likely to be of Neolithic date. Held at Buxton Museum, acc. no. 1161. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Jackson, J W. 1936. North Western Naturalist. Vol. 11. p318.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 FDC 03-MAR-66.
  • <3> 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.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1164. 1164.



Grid reference SK 101 677 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR782

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Record last edited

Jun 8 2017 3:12PM

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