Find Spot record MDR1243 - Stone Axe, near Dowlow, Hartington Upper Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A polished Neolithic stone axe was found in or before 1974 at Dowlow - presumably from limestone works. The Buxton Museum label suggests it is from Graig Llwyd, but petrologically it was identified as Group XX, from Charnwood Forest. (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1180. 1180.
  • <2> 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.

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Location

Grid reference SK 10 67 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON UPPER QUARTER, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Jun 8 2017 3:12PM

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