Tyne and Wear HER(59): Wearmouth, River Wear, axe hammer - Details
Wearmouth, River Wear, axe hammer
Tools and Equipment
A hammer head of polished Scotch granite dredged from the Wear. Once kept in the castle of Newcastle, it presumably became part of the collection of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, but is not in the Museum of Antiquities.
<< HER 59 >> W.H.D. Longstaffe, 1858, Durham before the Conquest Proceedings of the Archaeological Institute, Newcastle Vol. I, p. 50 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 91, no. 3