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Find Spot record MDR1205 - Polished stone axe, Monyash

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Neolithic highly polished stone celt of a gray green colour, wedge-shaped, 7 inches by 2½ inches showing old fractures at both ends. Found at Monyash in 1929 and in the possession of W.H. Salt. (1). The salt collection is held by Buxton Museum but this axe could not be identified. No further information. (2). The point on the map has been removed as the grid reference is only four figures long. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Milton, W A. 1929. Journal of the British Archaeoliogical Association. Volume 35. p288.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 FDC 03-MAR-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1561. 1561.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference SK 14 66 (point) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR782

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2019 4:39PM

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