Find Spot record MDR5659 - Neolithic stone battleaxe, Long Eaton Cemetery, Long Eaton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 487 337. A Neolithic stone battle axe (Db.7), of Group XIV provenance was found at Long Eaton cemetery in the late 1960s. The axe, 17.3cm long with near cylindrical perforation, is now at Long Eaton Public Library. (1-3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> 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. p. 69.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Comm Gaz c 1980 4.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Vine, D M. 1982. Neolithic & Bronze Age Cultures of the Middle & Upper Trent Basin. BAR 105.. p. 203.
  • <4> Index: TPAT. 2416. 2416.



Grid reference Centred SK 487 337 (100m by 100m) (Centre)

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Jul 5 2017 11:10AM

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