Find Spot record MDR1309 - Macehead, Lathkill Dale, Youlgreave

Type and Period (2)

  • (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)
  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 181657. A fragment of a roughly circular macehead of quartzitic sandstone, roughly circular with an hourglass perforation, was found by H Frost below a waterfall in Lathkill Dale. It is now in Sheffield City Museum. (1,2) Dated as Mesolithic. (2) It was found in or before 1967. Also dated as Bronze Age. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Butterworth, A. 1974. *East Midland Archaeology Bulletin. Volume 10.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J J (ed). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales: Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Research Report 20.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 2102. 2102.



Grid reference SK 181 657 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Apr 30 2015 9:00AM

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