Find Spot record MDR4597 - Battleaxe, Littleover, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 330 344. An early bronze age stone battle axe, slightly boat shaped, with a central perforation, was found in a garden in Littleover. (1, 2) Late Neolithic stone axe hammer/battle axe; thin sectioned by Sheffield University, Group XIV Camptonite; broken in half when found. Littleover; loans register doesn't record locality. Deposited 1976. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1978. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, 1978. No. 12.
  • <2> Index: TPAT 2590.
  • <3> Digital data: Derby Museum Curators. Derby City Museum Database. pp 162-3.



Grid reference SK 330 344 (point) (Approximate)

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Jun 10 2015 12:06PM

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