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Find Spot record MDR1659 - Stone and flint artefacts, Middleton Moor, Middleton and Smerrill

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

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SK 17 63. A series of Neoltihic to Bronze Age flint and stone implements found in various years on Middleton Moor. Two stone axes, a slate chisel and a whetstone found at or near "Buddles", Middleton Moor in 1858. (1). Two stone axes, a hammer head and many flints found at various times on Middleton Moor. One axehead was damaged , found October 1849, petrological group VII. Another group VII axe was found in October 1839, with a slate knife. (3,4). A rounded muller of gritstone was found on Middelton Moor on 22nd November, 1852. A flint knife or spearhead and a flint dagger found in 1848. 32 flint scrapers found in an unknown date from Middleton Moor. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1521. 1521.
  • <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. pp 67, 70-71.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1523. 1523.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. pp 10,15,23,31,32,35,41,43,51.



Grid reference Centred SK 16 62 (935m by 615m) (Approximate)

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Nov 2 2018 7:48PM

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