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Find Spot record MDR3893 - Winged palstave, Grindleford Bridge, Grindleford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A winged palstave, without a side-loop, was found before 1921 during excavations west of the present bridge over the Derwent at Grindleford. (1) In autumn 1921 a bronze implement found at Grindleford some years previously came into the possession of Mr A L Armstrong. It is a winged palstave of an early pattern, six inches long and two and one-eighth inches across the cutting edge, which is sharp and well preserved. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Armstrong, A. 1920-4. Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society. Volume 2. p 246.
  • <2> Article in serial: Armstrong, A. 1924. 'A bronze palstave from Grindleford', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 46, pp 115-116, illustr..
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 16-NOV-65.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0929. 0929.



Grid reference Centred SK 244 778 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1151

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Record last edited

Jul 30 2013 3:48PM

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