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CHER Number:08043
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Bronze Age battle axe, Springhead Lane, Ely

Summary

A Bronze Age battle axe was found in this location.

Grid Reference:TL 546 805
Parish:Ely, East Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire

Monument Type(s):

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 701 BC)

Associated Finds:

  • AXE (TOOL) (Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 701 BC)
  • PERFORATED OBJECT (Bronze Age - 2500 BC to 701 BC)

Full description

1. Bronze Age battle axe, found in the Springhead Lane area. Of the Woodhenge Group. Has a blade depth less than the depth at the hole. Has a crescentic butt.

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in serial: Row, F.E.S.. 1966. The battle-axe series in Britain. PPS 32: 199-245.
<2>Article in serial: 1928. Archaeological Notes. PCAS 29: 105-15.