Keys to the Past

Axe hammer found near Swarland (Felton)

A Bronze Age stone axe hammer was discovered between Swarland Hall and Newton Hall in the early 1940s. The axe hammer measures about 16.5cm long and was donated to the Museum of Antiquities in Newcastle.

Reference number:N4335
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Felton


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