Find Spot record MDR7815 - Stone artefacts, Grangemill, Ivonbrook Grange

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early Neolithic to Late Bronze Age - 4000 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

When some of the paving of the pre-turnpike road was dug up in Grangemill, probably in the late 1920s [described in 1934 as being 'a few years ago'], during the excavation of foundations for a new farm building, a small polished stone celt, about two inches long was discovered. Also found was 'a curious stone socket similar to those used with fire sticks in order to cause a spark through friction. The socket has been worn smooth inside'. This has been interpreted as a strike-a-light. (1, 2).

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Cockerton, R W P. 1934. 'The Portway: Ivonbrook Section', The Derbyshire Countryside. Vol. 4, 69-70. pp69-70.
  • <2> Index: NDAT 2611.



Grid reference SK 24333 57703 (point)

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Record last edited

Jan 15 2014 10:21AM

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