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Find Spot record MDR2332 - Neolithic polished stone axe, Bradwell Edge, Brough and Shatton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 1833 8051 : Bradwell Edge, Pol. Stone Axe (Neo.): Polished stone axe of a fine-grained stone axe found in 1944 by, and in the possession of Mr. Terence Eyre, of Brough. (1) Sectioned. Group VI, Longdale. (2) The axe is still held by Mr. Eyre who confirmed the approx. find spot as noted. (3) Dimensions: L: mm (7in.) B: mm (1.25in. butt) B: mm (2.25in. cutting edge) Axe found 1/2 a mile SE of Bradwell and 250m (270yds.) N. of Robin Hood's Cross. Sectioned and found to be Group VI Langdale. (4)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference:
  • <1b> Bibliographic reference:
  • <2> Article in serial: Preston, F. Unknown source relating to Neolithic polished stone aex.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 22-SEP-65.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 0389.. 0389.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Andrews, M. 1948. Long Ago in Peakland. p11.



Grid reference Centred SK 1833 8051 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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  • EDR1313

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2015 2:52PM

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