Find Spot record MDR275 - Flint and animal bones, Lovers Leap, King Sterndale

Type and Period (2)

  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)
  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Two flint scrapers associated with animal bones were found "recently" in a "cave-like hollow" of Lovers' Leap, Ashwood Dale. (1) In Ashwood Dale, (or at SK072 727), is a cave-like fissure that produced two Neolithic/Bronze Age scrapers, flakes and animal bones. Found by Mr Salt's son, prior to 1900. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Ward, J. 1900. 'On Mr Salt's diggings around Buxton', Journal of the British Archaeological Association. Volume 6. p 216.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0544.



Grid reference Centred SK 072 727 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 4:56PM

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