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Find Spot record MDR2224 - Flint knife, Little Mam Tor, Castleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 1323 8378: Little Mam Tor, Flint knife: Flint knife found. (2). Circular flint knife, of diameter 2½ inches, found before 1877. Now in Bolton Museum. (4). Knife retained in Bolton Museum, but there is no history of the find. Provenance given as 'Mam Tor'. (6). A discoidal polished flint knife (Clarke Type 1), found on Little Mam Tor, 230m (250yd) south-south-west of Mam Farm. (7). Neolithic/Bronze Age flint knife. (8).

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Pennington, R. 1877. Notes on the Barrows and Bone Caves of Derbyshire. p 62.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1923. 6".
  • <3> Article in serial: Clark, J G D. 1928-9. 'Discoidal Polished Flint Knives- Their Typology and Distribution', PPSEA. Vol.6, pp 40-54.
  • <4> Index: Preston, F L. 1956. Transcript Hunter Index. No.2, F/88.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Dolby, M (Doncaster Museum). 1964. 'A discoidal polished flint knife from Whitwell', Derbyshire Archaeology Journal. Vol.84, pp 120-123.
  • <6> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 01-OCT-65.
  • <7> Index: OS. SK 18 SW 2.. SK 18 SW 2..
  • <8> Index: NDAT. 0583.



Grid reference SK 1324 8379 (point) (Centre)

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  • EDR727

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Record last edited

Mar 11 2015 11:42AM

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