Find Spot record MDR5030 - Stone axe-hammer, field east of White House Farm, Tupton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A stone axe-hammer found in June 1970 in topsoil spread over open cast mining area. Stone group XIV. Found by R. Dalton. (1) The axe hammer was complete but scoured as a result of plough damage. Measurements as follows: Length 22 cm, performation 4.5 cm, butt 7 cm square, blade 9 cm. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1943. 1943.
  • <2> 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.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Beswick, P. Notification from Sheffield City Museum.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3980 6619 (10m by 10m) (Centre)
Civil Parish TUPTON, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2018 2:25PM

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