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Find Spot record MDR2404 - Flat Axe, Peveril Castle, Castleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Dimensions: Length is 5¼ inches, breadth is 2 inches and breadth (butt) is ½ inch. A Bronze Age bronze flat axe, found in Cave Dale in 1873. Peculiar in that it has a stop ridge all the way around. Now in Bolton Museum. (1)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. unnumbered.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Pennington, R. 1877. Notes on the Barrows and Bone Caves of Derbyshire. p 53.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference:
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Ward, J. 1905. 'Early Man' in Victoria County History: Derbyshire. Volume 1, pp 159-190. p 185.



Grid reference Centred SK 150 826 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 12:14PM

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