Keys to the Past

Stone Axe (Newton-by-the-Sea)

A stone axe-head of Neolithic date was found here. It was probably made of stone from Langdale quarries in the Lake District.

Reference number:N5858
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Newton-by-the-Sea


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