Find Spot record MDR1955 - Stone axe and flint scraper, Taddington

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A polished stone axe and a flint scraper were found in or before 1950, during construction of the Taddington by-pass. Now in Taddington school. (1,2). The school have no further information as to the original findspot. (3) The Neolithic stone axe was found in c. 1937 while constructing the by-pass (A6) between Buxton and Bakewell. It is of Longdale type, with measurements as follows: length 11 cm, butt 3 cm, blade 5 cm. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1854. 1854.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Kirkham, N. 1950. Pers. Comm. Corres..
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FDC 09-FEB-66.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Beswick, P. Notification from Sheffield City Museum.



Grid reference SK 14493 71365 (point)

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Record last edited

May 3 2012 11:28AM

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