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Find Spot record MDR943 - Axe, Gotham, Parwich

Type and Period (1)

  • (Neolithic - 4000 BC to 2351 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Celt or axe made of slate found at Gotam (sic) in 1845. The axe is 3½ inches in length and 1½ inches wide. (1). The axe is from the Neolithic Group VI Fine. (2,3). The exact location of this findspot is unknown and therefore the point has been plotted in the centre of Gotham. (4).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <2> Index: NDAT. 1686. 1686. 1686.
  • <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. p40.
  • <4> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..



Grid reference SK 18 58 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2008 2:37PM

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