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Find Spot record MDR1600 - Polished Stone Axe, Gratton Moor, Gratton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone axe found on Gratton Moor. (1). Neolithic stone axe found on Gratton Moor near Middleton and presented by Mr. George Sheldon in December 1852. It is a Group VI (Langdale) banded axe and is now in Sheffield Museum. (2,4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Moore, C & Cummins, W. 1974. 'Petrological Identification of Stone Implements from Leicestershire and Derbyshire', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Volume 40, pp 59-78. p70.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0985. 0985.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Lewis, G (University of Liverpool). 1970. The Bronze Age in the Southern Pennines. p511.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. p23.



Grid reference SK 19 60 (point) (Approximate)

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Sep 26 2017 4:58PM

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