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Find Spot record MDR1582 - Macehead and Amber Bead, Corn Mill Bridge, Middleton and Smerrill

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK1996 6363. Fragment of a Bronze Age quartzite pebble macehead found with a broken amber bead under the bed of the river Bradford, on the 21st October 1827, in making the foundation for the Corn Mill Bridge, Middleton. (1-3) No further information. (4) SK 20 61 (Marginal). Perforated macehead found at Cornmill Bridge. No further information. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1855. Descriptive Catalogue of the Antiquities at Lomberdale House. G19, 217.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. p10,189.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1528. 1528.
  • <4> Personal Observation: F1 JB 17-FEB-66.
  • <5> Article in serial: Roe, F and Radley, J. 1967. 'Pebble mace-heads with hour-glass perforations from Yorks, Notts & Derbys', Yorkshire Archaeology Journal. Volume 42. p177.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Wymer, J J (ed). 1977. Gazetteer of Mesolithic Sites in England and Wales: Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Research Report 20.



Grid reference SK 1995 6363 (point) Centre

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1166

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Record last edited

Jan 16 2024 5:35PM

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