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Find Spot record MDR884 - Neolithic stone axehead, Leapley Lane, Yeaveley

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

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A stone axehead, said to be of garnetiferous mica schist and probably from the Loch Tay area of Scotland, was found at Yeaveley (SK186402). In Derby Museum, 623-64. (1) SK 186402. Yeaveley. Neolithic stone axehead of amphibolite. Listed in surveys. Ref no DG11. (2-3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Hughes, R. G.. 1964. *East Midland Archaeological Bulletin 7 1964 4. Volume 7, No. 4.
  • <2> 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.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Com Gaz c.1980 5.



Grid reference Centred SK 186 402 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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Jun 26 2015 10:55AM

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