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Find Spot record MDR1585 - Axe, Newhaven House, Hartington Nether Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Polished stone axe of fine sandstone found in 1855 at Newhaven Farm, it belongs to Group VI, banded. (1). There is a discrepancy between the NAR NGR and that given in the SMR entry, the former refers to Newhaven Farm, the latter to the adjacent "Newhaven House Farm". The SMR attribution has been followed in the current entry. (5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1105. 1105.
  • <2> 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.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. p21.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Lewis, G (University of Liverpool). 1970. The Bronze Age in the Southern Pennines. p564.
  • <5> Personal Observation: R2 HEJ 13-DEC-93.



Grid reference SK 165 600 (point) (Centre)

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Jan 4 2008 2:36PM

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