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Find Spot record MDR4585 - Neolithic Axe, Rowsley Avenue, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Neolithic polished stone axe, Group VI (Langdale) was found when digging the garden of 22, Rowsley Avenue, Derby. [Identified from 1/1250 plan - SK 33973 392]. (1) The axe was found in 1947 by Mr Johnson who indicated the site at SK 3398 3392. Now in Derby Museum 337.57. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: E.Mid.Arch.Bull.1959,1.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 17-OCT-66.
  • <3> Index: TPAT. 2349. 2349.
  • <4> Article in serial: Moore, C N and Cummins, W A. 1974. 'Petrological Identification of Stone Implements from Derbyshire and Leicestershire', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Volume 40, pp 59-78.



Grid reference SK 3398 3392 (point)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1197

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Record last edited

Jun 10 2015 12:06PM

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