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Find Spot record MDR2244 - Looped socketed axe, near Peak Castle, Castleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A Bronze Age bronze looped socketed axe, found near Peak Castle, Castleton, in or before 1956, now in Derby Museum. It is 3" long with a side loop. (1,3) No further information could be obtained either in Castleton or Derby. (2) Point has been plotted near to Peveril Castle, although it is unclear if this is the approximate location of the findspot. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: Preston, F L. 1956. Transcript Hunter Index. No.2, F/88. D/35.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 15-SEP-65.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0586.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



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  • EDR1124

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 12:13PM

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