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)
Personal Observation: Kirkham, N. 1950. Pers. Comm. Corres..
Personal Observation: F1 FDC 09-FEB-66.
Unpublished document: Beswick, P. Notification from Sheffield City Museum.
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SK 14493 71365 (point)
TADDINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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