Keys to the Past

Axe (Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland)

A bronze axe of Bronze Age date was found in Swarland Burn in the 1930s, around 200 metres below the bridge carrying the Swarland to Longframlington road.

Reference number:N4332
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland

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