Keys to the Past

Axes (Widdrington Station and Stobswood)

Two bronze axes were found here in 1973 and 1975. They are probably of Bronze Age date. Much of the surrounding land had been replaced after opencast mining, so they probably came from soil from somewhere else in south-east Northumberland.

Reference number:N11907
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Widdrington Station and Stobswood

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