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Find Spot record MDR6510 - Stone adze, Frithwood Farm, Elmton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC? to 701 BC?)

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  • None recorded

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An adze in dark green-grey stone with surfaces patinated brown was found in July 1968 near Frithwood Farm, Elmton (no exact location was given). Both cutting edge and butt end showed signs of battering in antiquity. Length 5ins; width 3ins; thickness 1½ ins. (1) SK 518727. Found by G. Henton. A Bronze Age date has been ascribed to the artefact. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: East Midlands Committee of Field Archaeologists. 1977. East Midlands Archaeology Bulletin, 11, 1977. p 4.
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 2182. 2182.



Grid reference SK 518 727 (point) Approximate

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Jan 17 2023 12:31PM

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