Element record L4472 - Neolithic/Bronze Age stone axe-hammer, Scott Close, Worksop


FINDSPOT (Neolithic to Late Bronze Age)


Grid reference SK 60019 79879 (point)
Map sheet SK67NW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Worksop, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Stone axe-hammer, 8in long, 3in wide and between 2.25in and 2.5in thick found 29/05/1958. It was found at a depth of c 6.5ft in rock sand during the excavation for a water main in Scott Close. The actual find spot was 3ft from the S kerb of Scott Close, 2yds E of the end of the radius of the kerb. (See sketch, OS card.) Now in Worksop Museum. (1) (2)
A Neo sandstone axe hammer from Kilton (No 414, Notts 69). (3)

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

<2> Watkinson K, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT1398.

Other Refs: Boro Eng Dept, Worksop BC

<3> Prehistoric Society, 1973, Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society, p 254 (Published document). SNT291.

<4> EMAB eds, 1958, East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin, p 10 (Published document). SNT152.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Personal comment: Wardale CF. 1959. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Personal comment: Watkinson K. Pers Comm.
  • <3> Published document: Prehistoric Society. 1973. Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society. 39. p 254.
  • <4> Published document: EMAB eds. 1958. East Midlands Archaeological Bulletin. 1. p 10.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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