Keys to the Past

Axe find at Dineholm Quarry, Forest-in-Teesdale (Forest-in-Teesdale)

A bronze axe was found in a quarry at this site in 1958. It probably dates to the Bronze Age (2300BC to 800BC) when such axes would have been very valuable.

Reference number:D2391
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):Survey at Force Garth Pasture, Teesdale 2011; Oxford Archaeology North doi:10.5284/1018779

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