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Find Spot record MDR967 - Axe-hammer, 100m south-east of Newhaven Crossing, Hartington Nether Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A fragment of a small axe-hammer with hour-glass perforation was found at Brassington (Hartington Nether Quarter) at SK 182597 (sic). (1) Fragment of small Bronze Age axe-hammer found by R Bloor, in August 1964. It has an hour-glass perforation and is probably of group XVIII, Whinsill. The land then belonged to messers Flowers, Pikehall. (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Hughes, R G. 1964. East Midland Archaeological Bulletin. Volume 7, No. 2. p2.
  • <2> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 0422. 0422.
  • <3> Article in serial: Moore, C & Cummins, W. 1974. 'Petrological Identification of Stone Implements from Leicestershire and Derbyshire', Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. Volume 40, pp 59-78. p69.



Grid reference Centred SK 182 597 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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Sep 4 2015 2:34PM

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