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Find Spot record MDR4442 - Flint core, Furnace Farm, Staunton Harold Reservoir

Type and Period (1)

  • (Mesolithic - 10000 BC to 4001 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Mesolithic core was picked up by John Lomas on the hillside above Furnace Farm where soil had been removed during the building of the new reservoir. Now in Derby Museum. (1) Furnace Farm lay at the bottom of a valley now flooded. No reference to the find was seen in the copious and ill asssorted notes of the late Mr Lomas held by Derby Museum. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Manby, T. 1963. 'Some Mesolithic Sites in the Peak District and Trent Basin', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 83, pp 10-23. p. 16.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 15-JUL-66.



Grid reference Centred SK 379 240 (100m by 100m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1110

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Record last edited

Jan 26 2016 11:51AM

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