Find Spot record MDR2713 - Stone axe, Closes Farm, Atlow

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A large polished stone axe was found by Mr Carr in c. 1963, on Closes Farm, Atlow. (1) Mr. Carr, who is very old, found the axe some 50 years ago [ie c. 1916] "within 100 yards of Closes Farm" - approx. SK 240489. (2) The axe is much weathered, of greenish-grey stone with some iron staining. The exact location where the axe was found is not now known. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 30-AUG-66.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F2 FRH 30-AUG-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0119. 0119. Sketch of axe on back of NDAT card.



Grid reference SK 240 489 (point) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1497

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Record last edited

Feb 28 2011 10:24AM

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