Tyne and Wear HER(675): Whickham, Beech Grove, polished axe - Details
Whickham, Beech Grove, polished axe
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In 1917 a polished axe with both faces badly chipped was donated to the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle by Mr. G. Forster. He had found it in his garden in Beech Grove, Whickham. Its measurements are as follows: "Length 107 mm, width 51 mm, thickness 25 mm.
<< HER 675 >> Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle, 1918 Donation to the Museum, 3, VIII (for 1917-18), 16 R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, pp. 38-9, fig. 11 p. 41, no. 7