Find Spot record MDR2686 - Polished stone axe, Etwall

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A polished stone axe from Etwall is in Derby Museum, acc no 746-37 (1) The axe was found by a Miss Cooper, of Cullard Hall, in c. 1935, now in America. No further information. (2) The axe is made of tuff and therefore could not be ascribed to any of the established petrological groups of axes. The grid reference of the findspot is given as SK 272328. (4)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 10-SEP-66.
  • <3> Index: TPAT. 2232. 2232.
  • <4> Article in serial: Moore, C N and Cummins, W A. 1974. 'Petrological Identification of Stone Implements from Derbyshire and Leicestershire', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Volume 40, pp 59-78. p 70, Db50.



Grid reference SK 272 328 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR981

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Record last edited

Aug 7 2020 2:22PM

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