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Find Spot record MDR4764 - Neolithic Polished Stone Axe, Eaton Bank, Little Eaton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

A polished stone axe from Eaton Bank, Duffield, is now in Derby Museum, accession number 417-33. Found by the late A. Westridge. (1) No further information. (2) A dolerite axe of probable Neolithic date has been recorded from Eaton Bank, near Duffield. Listed in surveys. (3, 4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Information from the Keeper of Antiquities, Derby Museum. Accession Number 417-33.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 FC 21-NOV-66.
  • <3> 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. pp 59-78.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Com Gaz c.1980-9.



Grid reference SK 352 427 (point)

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  • EDR1291

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Record last edited

Mar 6 2017 3:52PM

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