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Find Spot record MDR2663 - Acheulian Hand-Axe

Type and Period (1)

  • (Lower Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 150001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A broken Middle Acheulian Ovate Hand-axe was dug up in 1932 by the schoolmaster in his garden at Church Broughton, and presented to the University Museum, Nottingham. (1-2) Mr. F. Cresswell, the schoolmaster in 1932, has now left the area. The schoolhouse garden is centred at SK 20473371. (3) Garden lies on Mercian Mudstones (4)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <2> Article in serial: Armstrong, A. 1942. 'Palaeolithic Man in the North Midlands', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 63. p34.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 03-AUG-66.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1997. The English Rivers Palaeolithic Project. Regions 8 (East Anglian Rivers) and 11 (Trent Drainage). Region 11. HER Doc. No. 350, p 140.



Grid reference Centred SK 2047 3371 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR761

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2020 2:24PM

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