Find Spot record MDR2663 - Acheulian Hand-Axe
Type and Period (1)
- FINDSPOT (Lower Palaeolithic - 500000 BC to 150001 BC)
- None recorded
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)
- <2> SDR7373 Article in serial: Armstrong, A. 1942. 'Palaeolithic Man in the North Midlands', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 63. p34.
- <3> SDR6053 Personal Observation: F1 BHS 03-AUG-66.
- <4> SDR18512 Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. 1997.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)|
|Civil Parish||CHURCH BROUGHTON, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Aug 7 2020 2:24PM