Find Spot record MDR2057 - Flint dagger, Horsborough Romano-British settlement, Sheldon

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK: 168 703: Taddington, Early Bronze Age Flint dagger: Eearly Bronze Age flint dagger found by Mr Furniss, a local resident, in 1932 on the surface of a small plateau on the western side of Demon's Dale, on the south side of Taddington Dale. (1). The dagger is now in the possession of Mr. W. Furniss of Holme Farm, Taddington, who stated that it was found by his father Mr. R.W. Furniss but could offer no further siting information. Major Harris (local historian) believes that the dagger was taken from a trial excavation at the settlement site SMR 12424. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Armstrong, A. 1933. Antiquaries Journal, Volume 13, 1933. Volume 13. pp 161-162, (illust.).
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 05-JAN-66.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 168 703 (100m by 100m) (Centre)
Civil Parish TADDINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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  • EDR811

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Record last edited

Jul 24 2008 2:14PM

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