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Find Spot record MDR1922 - Stone axe, west of Meadow Lane, Tideswell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A polished stone axe, now in Sheffield Museum was found at approx. SK 145 746 in the rubble filling of a stone wall. (1). The exact find spot was indicated by the finder 1m from the foot of a drystone wall at SK 1448 7456. (2) Now in Sheffield City Museum. The petrology indicates an altered microdiorite. The find was possibly not in situ. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1962. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, 1962. No. 5. p 4.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 17-MAR-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1883. 1883.



Grid reference SK 1448 7456 (point) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1182

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 10:22AM

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