Find Spot record MDR7478 - Ramsley Moor, Neolithic Axe

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Length 11cm, breadth 3cm, polished stone axe, pointed oval section, found in 1958 during the excavation, by A Henderson, of barrow 9 (SMR 8092), SE of Bar Brook 2. It is uncertain whether the location of the barrow above the axe is coincidental or whether it was deliberately placed there. The axe is Group VI, Langdale Stone. (1-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. NDAT 1292. 1292.
  • <2> Article in serial: Henderson, A H. 1960. 'Barrow No. 9, Ramsley Moor, North-East Derbyshire', Transactions of the Hunter Archaeological Society. Vol 8 (no. 2), pp 71-76.
  • <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.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2779 7573 (10m by 10m) (Centre)
Civil Parish HOLMESFIELD, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Dec 8 2008 3:53PM

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