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Find Spot record MDR287 - Flanged palstave, Ashwood Dale

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Flanged palstave with a well-marked stop-ridge and one loop (broken) found by workmen in March 1934 in a quarry in Ashwood Dale. To be placed in Buxton Museum. (1) The above find is retained by Buxton Museum. No siting evidence obtained. (2) The blade is ribbed below the stop-ridge with four ribs that converge towards the cutting edge. It is of Burgess' Pickering Type 1, and is now in Buxton Museum. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: 1934. Note on Bronze Age finds, Derbyshire Archaeological Journal, vol 55. 93.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FC 02-FEB-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 0525.. 0525.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. NDAT: 3316.. 3316.



Grid reference Centred SK 075 727 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR741

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Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 4:56PM

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