Find Spot record MDR2947 - Stone axes and maces, Curzon Lodge, Aldwark

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Material in the Heathcote Collection from the area around Curzon Lodge, Aldwark, included six Neolithic stone axes, a battle axe, a pestle mace and an ovoid mace. (1) Petrological examination of the material showed three of the axes to belong to group VI medium, one to group XV, one to group VII and one to be of dolerite. The battle-axe was classified as near group XVIII, the pestle mace was group I and the ovoid mace was dolerite. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 0455. 0455.
  • <2> Artifact: Artifact: Sheffield City Museum (was Heathcote Musem).
  • <3> 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 69.



Grid reference SK 233 561 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 4:52PM

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