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Record ID: LEIC-FFB304
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Early medieval iron adze? Length: 109 mm, width: 43 mm, thickness: 15 mm, weight: 161grams. The object is rectangular in form and cross section and consists of a flat ended blade like section, which tapers in width from 43 to 21mm, where it forms a rectangular cross sectioned shaft. This has one face which is rounded to accomodate a circular hole through its centre. Its possibly an adze or a wide bladed chisel? The objects function is unknown but it was found as part of an assemblage including a possible hammer head LEIC-FF95BA, a bill? LEIC-FFA643 and a possible blade? LEIC-FF8999…
Created on: Wednesday 8th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 8th May 2017
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Melton area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-083FD6
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Anglo-Scandinavian iron adze 8th/12th century AD part of an extensive collection from a known settlement. The length is 166mm, width of blade 52.3mm, hammer head is 27.2mm wide and 19.6mm length. The eye may have part of the original wedge remaining and was originally 12mm wide, elongated with a square end. The metal is slightly splayed in the area of the hammerhead, adze is curving, the width of adze in the area of eye is 25.3mm.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd June 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LEA GREEN', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-087192
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
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Anglo-Scandinavian adze 8th/12th century AD part of an extensive collection from a known settlement. The length is 174.5mm, width of blade 96.2mm, length of socket 45.2mm, width of socket 55.9mm, the eye is tear shaped with a width of 30.5mm and a length of 36.7mm.
Created on: Tuesday 22nd June 2010
Last updated: Monday 16th December 2013
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'LEA GREEN', grid reference and parish protected.


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