Find Spot record MDR305 - Stone axe, Cow Dale Quarry, King Sterndale

Type and Period (1)

  • (Middle Neolithic - 3500 BC to 2701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A stone axe found in or before 1974, subjected to petrological examination, is of Group VI medium type and probable Middle or Later Neolithic date. It was found at Cowdale Quarry, King Sterndale, and is now held at Buxton Museum (loaned by I.C.I.). (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). 1965-1966. Microfiche reel 5.
  • <2> 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. pp 71, 76.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1353. 1353.

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Location

Grid reference SK 07 72 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish KING STERNDALE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 3 2018 4:56PM

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