Find Spot record MDR13008 - Stone hone, Mill Street, Bakewell

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A stone hone was found 'at a considerable depth' in Mill Street, Bakewell, in January 1844, during excavations for a sewer. It was described as a 'thick celt-shaped instrument of fine hard slate smoothly rubbed and slightly hollowed by sharpening celts upon it', seven inches long, three inches greatest width and one inch thick. It is now in Sheffield City Museum, ref J. 93-134. (1)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. p 37.

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Grid reference SK 2165 6877 (point)
Civil Parish BAKEWELL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Nov 13 2017 12:38PM

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