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Find Spot record MDR1579 - Flint and Stone Implements, Gib Hill field, Middleton and Smerrill

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 157 633. Number of stone artefacts of Neolithic date from Gib Hill Field, including a polished stone axe or chisel four inches long, found in June 1848, a square-sided axe-shaped stone (?whetstone) found in July 1833 and a flint scraper found in 1858. (1,2). Site visits were carried out in 1995 and 2008. Land no longer used for grazing (2008). (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. p22, 29, 44.
  • <2> Index: NDAT 1533.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Lewis, G (University of Liverpool). 1970. The Bronze Age in the Southern Pennines. p102,389.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1855. Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities at Lomberdale House. L47.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Wheal, S (PDNPA). 2008. Scheduled Monument Monitoring Form: Gib Hill Oval barrows and bowl barrow.



Grid reference Centred SK 157 632 (182m by 196m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3130

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Record last edited

Nov 5 2014 5:12PM

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