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Find Spot record MDR8646 - Powder flask

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Early 19th c. powder flask found in a drystone wall at Cowley Knoll Farm, Uppertown by a walker. The max. dimensions are 143mm long by 81mm wide at the base. The neck is flattened and distorted. There is the same embossed pattern on either side of a man with a musket and a dog. There is a single opposing perforation on either side of the neck, presumably for a leather cap. The flask is of copper alloy. (1-3)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Smith, K (PPJPB). K Smith (Peak Park Joint Planning Board) personal communication. 8.2.1996.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Parish file. R. Manley, 2.2.1996.



Grid reference Centred SK 2401 6175 (10m by 10m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Sep 15 2003 3:40PM

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