Find Spot record MDR934 - Stone axes, looped palstave and ?scraper, Newhaven, Hartington Nether Quarter

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The following implements, found near Newhaven are in the Bateman Collection; a basalt axe found March 1848, a slate axe also found March, 1848, a looped palstave from the collection of P Heacock, of Buxton, an oval flint implement (?scraper) found 1848 and a sandstone axe found at Newhaven Bank farm in 1859. (1). In March 1848, two polished stone axes were found near Newhaven, one was Group I and the other was Group VI Banded. (2). A third stone axe, of tuff, from Newhaven was found in or before 1976 and is held by D Bramwell, of Bakewell. (3). The artefacts found near Newhaven were probably date from the Neolithic/Bronze Age. (2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Catalogue of Bateman Antiquities 1899 13-14 21-2 23 38 86 (Sheffield Museum).
  • <2> Index: NDAT. 1104. 1104.
  • <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. pp 59-78.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Lewis, G (University of Liverpool). 1970. The Bronze Age in the Southern Pennines. p385.



Grid reference Centred SK 168 592 (326m by 274m) (Approximate)

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Jan 4 2008 2:33PM

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