Find Spot record MDR6401 - Polished stone axe, Castlehill, Whitwell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A polished greenstone axe was found by Mr. J. Freer of Castlehill Farm in February, 1965. Mr. Freer indicated the find site as approx. SK 5052 7827. The axe is now in the possession of Mr. White of Steetley. (1) Neolithic Goup VI (Great Langdale) polished stone axe from Castlehill, Whitwell. In Worksop Museum. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal Observation: F1 JB 09-NOV-65.
  • <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. p69.



Grid reference Centred SK 5052 7827 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR940

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:39PM

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