Keys to the Past

Bronze Age axe head found near Mart Station (Easington (Northumberland))

This copper alloy socketed axe head was found in Mart Field near Mart Station by J Davidson in 1946. The axe head is probably stored at the Museum of Antiquities, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Reference number:N5122
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Easington (Northumberland)

Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.