Keys to the Past

Bronze Age Axes (Akeld)

Two Bronze Age axes were found at Humbleton Hill in 1816. Such axes are often found in Bronze Age burials and they were found close to a known Bronze Age cemetery, and were probably originally placed in graves.

Reference number:N1556
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; A S Phillips



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Akeld


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