Find Spot record MDR3935 - Bretton Moor, Polished Stone Axe

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Thin-butted polished stone axe found by Mr. C. Daniel Eyam. Examined 1956 , Length 134mm, Butt, 49mm (1) Found in the middle of the field between and at the junction of the road to Nether Bretton and the Sir William road, 1/2 mile E.S.E. of Bretton. (2) The axe in is the possession of Mr. Daniel who indicated the approximate find spot at SK 20827776. (3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document:
  • <2> Index: Preston, F. L. (HAS). 1956. C/54. C/54.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 17-NOV-65.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0900. 0900.
  • <5> Index: OS. SK 27 NW 47. SK 27 NW 47.



Grid reference Centred SK 2082 7776 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1190

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Record last edited

Jun 19 2009 2:11PM

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