Polished stone axes from Troughend (Rochester and Byrness)
In 1877 a polished stone axe was discovered at Troughend. It measured 6.5 inches (16.5cm) long. Two other axes have been found in this area and probably date to the Neolithic period.
|Historical period:||Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness
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