Keys to the Past

Cragside Hill flint axe (Cartington)

A prehistoric flint axe, or adze, was found on Cragside Hill in 1889. It measured about 9cm long by about 4cm wide at the cutting edge.

Reference number:N2944
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cartington

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