Find Spot record MDR8063 - Socketed bronze axe, Doveridge

Type and Period (1)

  • (Late Bronze Age - 1000 BC to 701 BC)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A small looped and socketed bronze axe, with flared blade, was found with a metal detector in August 1996 on the easement of the new A50 bypass (grid ref given as SK 11653470). Its characteristic plain 'bag-shape' is said to be of Irish type. It was taken to Stoke-on-Trent City Museum & Art Gallery for identification where it was photographed but not retained. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Deborah Ford. 1996. Archaeological Identification Record, City Museum & Art Gallery, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs.



Grid reference SK 11650 34700 (point)

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Record last edited

Oct 19 2015 4:23PM

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