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Find Spot record MDR4751 - Perforated stone hammer and several flint celts, Horsley Park

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A perforated stone hammer and several flint celts were discovered prior to 1848 by Mr Samuel Else, of Horsley Park, when making a drain below the house. The hammer was used as a 'clodding mall' for 30 years, and the celts had been given to the children for playthings. (1)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Kerry, C. 1888. 'Annals of Horeston and Horsley', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 10, pp 16-27. p. 27.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 10-OCT-66.



Grid reference Centred SK 38 43 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR972

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 11:25AM

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