Find Spot record MDR1665 - Stone Axe, Smerrill, Middleton and Smerrill

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 19 61. Neolithic polished stone axe, found in the tuff, from Smerrill. (1) Celt or axe of sandstone, with the cutting edge broken off, found in Smerril, near Middleton in July 1853. (3) The grid reference supplied is only four figures long. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1530. 1530.
  • <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. p70.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Howarth, E. 1899. Catalogue of the Bateman Collection of Antiquities in the Sheffield Public Museum. p22.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..

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Location

Grid reference SK 19 61 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish MIDDLETON AND SMERRILL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Nov 13 2019 2:07PM

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