Find Spot record MDR1908 - Polished Stone Axe, Taddington Moor, Taddington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Fine example of a polished Celt, 12 ½" long and 3 1/8" wide near cutting edge, and 3 1/8" in thickness, with flattened sides, found about 1910 on Taddington Moor. (1). Listed as of Cumbrian type. (2). No further information. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Jackson, J W. 1936. North Western Naturalist. Vol. 11. p 111.
  • <2> Article in serial: Fell, C I. 1964. 'The Cumbrian Type of Polished Stone Axe and its distribution in Britain ', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Vol. 30, pp 39-55.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 07-JAN-66.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1855. 1855.



Grid reference Centred SK 1325 7065 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR869

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Record last edited

Dec 18 2007 1:14PM

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