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Bronze axe found at Acton (Felton)

A Bronze Age flanged axe, with a side loop, was discovered at Acton in 1886. The axe was found when a pond was deepened and measured 17cm long. The axe was unfinished as the marks of the mould were still present. It was given to the collection of Reverend William Greenwell.

Reference number:N4338
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Felton

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