Keys to the Past

Stone axehead from Lanehead (Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland; Felton)

A Neolithic stone axehead was discovered near Lanehead, Felton in 1931. It was found in the bed of a dried up stream and measured about 14cm long. The axe is now in the Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle.

Reference number:N4333
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Felton
Local History of Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland


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