Keys to the Past

Prehistoric Stone Act (Bardon Mill)

A polished stone-axe was found whilst laying water mains in 1960. Such axes were mainly used in the Neolithic period. They were probably important objects and could be traded long distances.

Reference number:N6598
Historical period: Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bardon Mill


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