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Find Spot record MDR1567 - Axes, Newhaven Lodge, Hartington Town Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

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SK 152 626. Five Neolithic stone axes were found at or near Newhaven Lodge in 1843, 1845, 1848 and 1860. (1). One axe, measuring 4ΒΌ inches and found in 1843 is of group XX. Two more are noted as being found in 1845, both of group VII. One of these was 4.1 inches long. Another axe was found in 1860, provenanced to Wilton's Lodge Farm (apparently now Newhaven Lodge), petrologically group I. (2). A fifth axe, reportedly found in 1845 near Newhaven Lodge, is of granophyre and is 4.8 inches long. All five axes are in Sheffield City Museum. (3,5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. p13,14,23,24,52.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 1115. 1115.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1121. 1121.
  • <4> 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.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Lewis, G (University of Liverpool). 1970. The Bronze Age in the Southern Pennines. p202.



Grid reference SK 152 626 (point) (Approximate)

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Nov 15 2000 12:00AM

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