Keys to the Past

Find spot, Witton Gilbert (Witton Gilbert)

An Neolithic axe was found in 1913 during the preparation of sewage works for the Browney Valley. The axe came from what was thought to be an old bed of the Browney, and was on a gravel surface covered by over 5ft of peat.

Reference number:D1030
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Witton Gilbert

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