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Monument Number 22197

Hob Uid: 22197
Location :
County Durham
Bishop Auckland
Grid Ref : NZ1900030000
Summary : A Neolithic quartzite axe with its butt missing was found at Toronto. It is now in Bowes Museum (accession number 1958/1799), but was formerly in the collection of EJW Hildyard.
More information : Neolithic stone axe with butt broken off, found at Toronto (NZ 1930).
In Bowes Museum. (1)

The axe of grey quartzite, 8-1/2 ins long by 3-1/2 ins wide, with buttend broken, came from the collection of E J W Hildyard. Bowes Museum
Acc 1958/1799. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Transactions of the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society
Source details : Manby, TG
Page(s) : 32
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Vol(s) : 65, 1965
Source Number : 2
Source : Oral information, correspondence (not archived) or staff comments
Source details : Letter (R F J Jones Bowes Museum 8.6.76)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Neolithic
Display Date : Neolithic
Monument End Date : -2200
Monument Start Date : -4000
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Neolithic
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : AXEHEAD
Object Material : Quartzite

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NZ 13 SE 15
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