Find Spot record MDR4564 - Neolithic Stone Axe, Derby Racecourse, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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SK 361376. A fragment of polished stone axe, much battered at one end, of Langdale (Group VI) type, was found during the Derby Museum excavations by Miss J Dool, on the Racecourse Playing fields, in a Roman ditch, to the north of the Roman road.. (1) Found in a Roman ditch during excavation by Derby Museum. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1978. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, 1978. No. 12.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: TPAT2595.



Grid reference SK 361 376 (point) Approximate

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  • EDR2157

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Aug 23 2022 6:02PM

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