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Find Spot record MDR93 - Stone and flint axes, Booth High Edge, Hartington Middle Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A stone and a flint axe were found on Booth High Edge, the former in cutting a trench for a wall. Both were added to Mr. Micah Salt's collection in 1898. (1). Micah Salt's collection is held by Buxton Museum. No siting evidence. (2). SK 0669. The stone axe has been sectioned and identified as gritstone. Both were added to the Salt collection in 1898, and are now in Buxton Museum. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Turner, W. 1899. Ancient Remains Near Buxton. p138.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 FC 09-DEC-65.
  • <3> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 1067, sketch.



Grid reference SK 06 69 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR916

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Record last edited

Mar 9 2015 10:25AM

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