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Record ID: LEIC-37B866
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: MESOLITHIC
County: Leicestershire
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Mesolithic flint bifacially worked adze, 150mm long, 41mm wide and 27mm thick.
Created on: Friday 5th August 2005
Last updated: Saturday 5th March 2011
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Record ID: LEIC-D23993
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: MEDIEVAL
County: Leicestershire
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Medieval or post Medieval iron adze, 70mm long, 30mm wide and 25mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 199grams. The object consists of a rectangular head which has a hole through its centre. It has a blade which emerges from one side and tapers outwards, thining to form a wide blade. The object is difficult to date, but its good preservation could suggest its towards the more recent date.
Created on: Wednesday 24th November 2010
Last updated: Wednesday 24th November 2010
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Record ID: LEIC-58C955
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
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Middle Bronze age copper alloy Palstave Adze, 121mm long, 22mm wide and 14mm thick. The object is in fair condition and weighs 88grams. The object is rectangular in form and triangular in cross section, with a slightly curved blade. Its butt end is triangular shaped in cross section and houses two rectangular recessess either side of a central panel with a raised border to contain a handle. The object is slightly damaged around its edges and has small patches of original surface remaining. The object is similar to WAW-FLB395
Created on: Tuesday 17th January 2012
Last updated: Monday 20th March 2017
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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: LEIC-916183
Object type: ADZE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
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Bronze age copper alloy palstave adze, 140mm long, 23mm wide and 17mm thick with a weight of 159grams. 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, then flares out to form a curved cut…
Created on: Wednesday 15th March 2017
Last updated: Monday 20th March 2017
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