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Find Spot record MDR2760 - Stone axe-hammer, Over Berry Farm, Hollington

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A stone axe-hammer was found in 1961 during drainage operations on an east facing slope which runs down to Brailsford Brook, just inside Hollington parish. Maximum dimensions of the axe are, length 209mm, width 102mm, thickness 68mm. The implement has been identified as 'a lava of the andesite series (probably a rhyodacite)? CBA Serial no. DE252. It was found by Mr A Morley of Ednaston Hall Farm, Brailsford and was still in his possession in 1980. (1)

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  • <1> Article in serial: Collis, J. 1980. 'Three polished stone implements from Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 100, pp 12-14, figs.. pp 12-14.



Grid reference SK 2378 4047 (point) (Centre)

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Feb 28 2011 10:29AM

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