Find Spot record MDR1972 - Flint and Stone Artefacts, Tunstead Quarry, Wormhill

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Neolithic objects from Tunstead Quarry in Buxton Museum: a flint chisel on a blade, flaked with some polishing around the head (3), a polished stone axe found 1942, in TUFF (2,6), small polished stone axe, group VI medium (2,4) fragment of a fine-grained volcanic rock polished axe, reportedly from Great Rocks Dale Quarry - no further information available. (1,4,5).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Article in serial: Jackson, J W. 1936. The Naturalist. Vol. 11. p 319.
  • <2> Article in serial: Moore, C N and Cummins, W A. 1974. 'Petrological Identification of Stone Implements from Derbyshire and Leicestershire', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Volume 40, pp 59-78.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 2531. 2531.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 2529. 2529.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 2530. 2530.
  • <6> Index: NDAT. 2528. 2528.



Grid reference Centred SK 10 74 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)

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Aug 7 2017 3:09PM

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