Find Spot record MDR725 - Polished stone axe, north of Woodhouse Farm, Doveridge

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

(Area SK 129 352) A medium polished stone axe was found by Mr. G. Cope, in July 1961, on Woodhouse Farm, Doveridge, on the surface of a ploughed field about 100 yards from the Brocksford Brook. The owner is Mr. W. P. Richards of Silverdale, Newcastle under Lyme. (1) Mr. G. Cope, the finder, indicated the approximate find spot at SK 1280 3606. Still in possession of Richards. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Gunstone, A. 1962. 'Some prehistoric implements found in West Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 82. pp 105-106.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 25-JUL-66.



Grid reference Centred SK 1280 3606 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1381

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Record last edited

Apr 22 2014 11:40AM

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