Find Spot record MDR5741 - Flint implements, Amber Drive area, Langley Mill

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC? to 701 BC?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Site of flint implements found south of the church at Langley Mill to be verified and plotted. (1) [Area centred SK 44804680] The implements were found c. 1910 by a local man, now dead, a Mr. Grainger. He gave them to me c.20 years ago and said that they were found in digging and that the implements were together; the surrounding clay was supposed to have borne the impression of a decayed bag of leather or woven material. The implements, of uncertain period, comprised a flake-knife, an end scraper and two others. They are now [in 1959] in the possession of Prof. Swynnerton of London [Site indicated on OS 6" by authy. 1] (2) Nothing of significance was seen in the area - a slope facing south with a stream at its foot. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Rec. 6" (S.O. Kay, 1.8.49).
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 WW 08-JUN-59.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F2 WW 09-JUN-59.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 448 468 (point) (Centre)
Civil Parish ALDERCAR AND LANGLEY MILL, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR898
  • EDR922

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Record last edited

Feb 28 2011 3:42PM

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