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Find Spot record MDR3657 - Pebble mace, Chatsworth Park, Edensor

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A perforated stone implement of unknown date or use. Perforated pebble of Micaceous Sub-Greywacke (Group XV) making a mace found during pipelaying in Chatsworth Park, Edensor. It falls into head of unusual type, square and waisted at one end with a pecked the class of 'perforated mace-heads'. (1) Hour-glass perforation. It weighs 555 grams (1 lb) approx. It was found by Mr. Smelt of Two Dales some 6-7m S. of the garden wall, during pipe laying. It has been donated to Sheffield City Museum. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Collis, J (University of Sheffield). 1974. 'Two perforated stone implements from Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 94, pp 5-7.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 0835. 0835.



Grid reference Centred SK 2532 6691 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Jan 16 2017 3:57PM

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