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Find Spot record MDR4835 - Bronze Flanged Palstave, Ridgeway, Cromford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

SK 304 565. A flanged, bronze palstave, 4 1/4" long, 2 1/4" across at widest part, decorated with chevron. Uncovered by a bulldozer at a depth of 8ft on a housing site at Ridgeway, Cromford. Some indications of large stones forming a substantial hillock on the steep hillslope. (1) No precise information was obtained but the most likely area of find is that centred SK 3035 5652, a building development c. 1958-60. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: East Midland Arch. Bull. 1958 p.1 (J.P. Heathcote).
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 22-JUL-66.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1440. 1440.



Grid reference SK 301 566 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Oct 1 2014 3:46PM

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