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Record ID: LANCUM-C62D81
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: ROMAN
County: Gloucestershire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast lead miniature adze of a probable Roman date. The adze is sub-triangular in plan and the cutting edge is slightly curved and has been damaged in antiquity. The opposite end is blunt and flat. The circular perforation is slightly off centre. Most of the object is coated in a light grey patina with light brown patches. Length: 20mm, thickness: 10mm, weight: 5mm.
Created on: Friday 25th March 2011
Last updated: Thursday 6th October 2011
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Record ID: LANCUM-083FD6
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: EARLY MEDIEVAL
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
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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Record ID: LANCUM-5CE338
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Cumbria
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper alloy palstave adze dating from the Middle Bronze Age, that is c. 1500-1150BC. The body of the adze is long and slender and shaped like a palstave with its cutting edge twisted at 90 degrees. It is complete and in good condition with only some patches of active corrosion. The blade and butt end are intact and most of the original dark olive green patina survives. A very similar example has been recorded from Warwickshire (WAW-F2B395) and Brokenborough, Wiltshire (WILT-DBCAF4) and on this example Brendan O'Connor commented: "This is a type known to John Evans (Ancient …
Created on: Tuesday 4th September 2012
Last updated: Wednesday 15th October 2014
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Crosby Ravensworth', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LANCUM-697908
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
Bronze age copper alloy palstave adze 1500 - 1150BC. The length is 125mm, the width of blade is 28mm thickness 20mm and the weight 138.02g. The object is rectangular in form and cross section and is intact, with slight damage to its butt end and some of its surface. The butt end is rectangular in form and triangular in cross section, with each face having a rectangular shaped recess with a raised border to contain the handle. The blade, which has an elongated triangular cross section, tapers in width from the point it joins the butt. Overall it is 20mm wide and rectangular in form, th…
Created on: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Last updated: Wednesday 4th July 2018
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Record ID: LANCUM-64B7A7
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Published Find published
A cast copper alloy palstave adze dating from the Middle Bronze Age, that is c. 1500-1150BC. The body of the adze is long and slender and shaped like a palstave with its cutting edge twisted at 90 degrees. It is complete and in good condition with only some patches of active corrosion. The blade and butt end are intact and most of the original dark olive green patina survives. A similar example has been recorded from Warwickshire (WAW-F2B395) and Brokenborough, Wiltshire (WILT-DBCAF4) and on this example Brendan O'Connor commented: "This is a type known to John Evans (Ancient Bronze I…
Created on: Monday 28th July 2014
Last updated: Wednesday 4th July 2018
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'GISBURN', grid reference and parish protected.


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