Prehistoric Stone Axe (Beadnell)
A polished stone axe was found at this site in 1847. It is about 10cm long. Stone axes would have been very valuable in the Neolithic period. They were often traded long distances across the country.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)|
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1964; R D Loader|
Source of Reference
Local History of Beadnell
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