Find Spot record MDR5225 - Flint scraper, Coal Aston, Dronfield

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Neolithic to Early Bronze Age - 3000 BC to 1501 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A flint scraper was found 400m east of Coal Aston by Mr. E. Sorby of Hornsey Lane, Dronfield. Now in Derby Museum. (1) Mr. Sorby, previously a schoolmaster at Holmley Lane, is now deceased. No further information. (2) Grid refs of SK 368794? and SK37097905 given - indicates some confusion over precise location. Two different (although similar) artefact numbers also given: Derby Mus. 1945/12 and Derby Mus. 12.45. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Preston, F L. 1956. Hunter Archaeological Society Index.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 FRH 23-NOV-65.
  • <3> Index: NDAT 0768.



Grid reference Centred SK 3709 7905 (10m by 10m)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1331

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Record last edited

May 7 2015 4:11PM

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