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Find Spot record MDR1928 - Axe and flint scatter, Calton Farm, Blackwell in the Peak

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Various Neolithic flint implements and part of a Neolithic polished stone axehead were found by Messrs. W. & R. Saxton during the construction of a road south of Calton Farm. Now in Sheffield City Museum Z 27. (1) Information supplied by G. Guilbert, T&PAT, states that the written card in Sheffield Museum (Z27), entry by G. Lewis (24.5.1965), reads 'found during construction of road to Chelmorton Flats Farm'. The road to the farm is not long, and the NGR of the finds can be given as approximately SK 111 712. The axe seems not to have been sectioned and cannot be located. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: 1964. East Midland Archaeological Bulletin, No. 7. p. 2.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0352. 0352.
  • <3> Verbal communication: Anon. Personal communication. 7.5.1993: Guilbert, G, Registry file P 400.



Grid reference Centred SK 11 71 (304m by 429m) (Approximate)

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Nov 14 2016 12:15PM

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