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Find Spot record MDR6403 - Stone axes and flints, Dumb Hall Lane, Steetley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Mesolithic to Late Bronze Age - 10000 BC to 701 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The area between the North and East "Drives" is now under cultivation and has yielded surface finds of stone axes and flints. The two fields [Whitfield and Pincroft] have many flint implements from Mesolithic to Bronze Age. (1) Mr. White has all these finds in his possession, most of the stone axes have been found in Nottinghamshire but he indicated the find site of one as approx. SK 5427 7926. (2) SK 54257925. Two Neolithic? stone axe fragments, assigned to Group VI (Great Langdale), have been found in Whitwell parish. One is described as fine in texture, the other as coarse. Now in Worksop Museum. (3) Two Group VI Neolithic polished stone axe fragments found in the north-east corner of the field with some flint. This material extends to the fields north-east and north. (4) In the centre of the field, a quantity of Neolithic flint was recovered by G. White from SK 54257905. (5) Associated with SMR sites 15130, 15131, 15132, 15134.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Corr. 6" (S.O. Kay, 27.5.62).
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 29-OCT-65.
  • <3> 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.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1966. 1966.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 1962. 1962.
  • <6> Index: NDAT. 1979. 1979.



Grid reference Centred SK 5425 7925 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR693
  • EDR1490

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:39PM

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