Element record L4406 - Neolithic axehead, Eastgate Institution, Worksop


FINDSPOT (Neolithic)


Grid reference SK 58849 79499 (point)
Map sheet SK57NE
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ground and polished axe of greenish coloured stone found at Eastgate Institution c 1952 during excavations by the Electricity Board. The axe is beautifully formed, 4in long and with a 2in cutting edge which has unfortunately been badly chipped. It is in the Worksop Museum but efforts by the Curator (Mr I Clark) to get any further information on siting, circumstances of find etc have been unsuccessful. Grid ref centred. (1)
SK 5885 7955 A Neo axe of group 6 fine (No 410, NT 67). (2)

<1> Wardale CF, 1959, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1394.

<2> Prehistoric Society, 1973, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, p 254 (Published document). SNT291.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal comment: Wardale CF. 1959. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Published document: Prehistoric Society. 1973. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 39. p 254.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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