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Record ID: DUR-F4B4B2
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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Cast bronze Palstave axe, dating to the Penard/Wilburton phases, c. 1300- 1000 BC. It is mostly complete but the blade is slightly broken and the handle has broken and is missing just the very end, and the butt. It has a single small side-loop, which measures 22.96mm in length. The blade has uneven edges, and is corroded, with pitting on the surface, it appears to be missing the cutting edge. The blade is quite small (40.38mm wide), and then narrows to a rectangular section leading to the handle. It is plain and has no ribbing or hollows. The septum on both sides of the handle is…
Created on: Wednesday 8th June 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 8th June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-F339B2
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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Barbed and tanged flint arrowhead, dating from the late Neolithic- early Bronze Age, c. 2500- 1500 BC. Flint barbed and tanged arrowhead with one of the two barbs, and possibly the end of the tang having broken off in antiquity. The arrowhead is triangular in plan with a central narrow tang and two barbs, on e of which projects past the base of the tang, in length, the other is broken and is shorter than the tang. The tang does appear to have broken as it has an uneven edge, but it may be complete. The arrowhead is bimarginally reworked around its entire edge and on both the ventra…
Created on: Wednesday 8th June 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 8th June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-F2F216
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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Blade fragment of a Bronze Age axe, c.2300 BC- 800 BC. The blade edge is curved, and appears complete. It has broken before the shaft, having a rectangular cross-section at the broken edge where it is thickening. The axe has a dark brown patina which is slightly patchy due to corrosion. As so little remains it is not possible to pin it down to a certain type of axe, or a more specific period within the Bronze Age.
Created on: Wednesday 8th June 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 8th June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-CBD092
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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Cast Bronze Age sword, broken in two pieces. Probably Ewart Park, c.1100- 800 BC. Although it is in two pieces, it is complete except for the hilt, which has broken at the shoulder, it is missing the grip and finial. The edges of the blade are slightly damaged, and the tip appears slightly bent. It widens at the mid-blade point, before narrowing towarsd the waist. The waist and start of the mid-blade are also the thickest part, with a raised mid-rib. From the waist the sword widens, at the ricasso, giving the lozenge-shaped start of the hilt. One side is broken. On the more comp…
Created on: Friday 25th March 2011
Last updated: Wednesday 8th June 2011
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Record ID: DUR-8DF7F1
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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Fragment of an early Bronze Age flat axe, c. 2500- 1700 BC in date. It is the blade and the lower part of the shaft which remains. It is corroded all over the surface and this has caused pitting. The blade edge is uneven with bits missing and worn away. The axe has a rectangular cross-section, narrowing towards the blade which splays out from the shaft. The blade measures 46.13mm in width, the shaft 27.97mm.
Created on: Friday 3rd December 2010
Last updated: Friday 10th December 2010
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Record ID: DUR-C4D8C4
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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Bronze Age flanged axe, from the Aylesford and Arreton periods, c. 1700-1500 BC. The handle is slightly narrower at the butt than where it meets the blade (the central point has a width of 31.09mm). The side flanges are low and are at their highest in the central point of the handle. At this central point the handle is also thickest, with a small raised horizontal ridge just visible. The blade is semi-circular and at its widest point measures 84.91mm wide. It still narrows to a thin cutting edge all along the blade edge. It is almost complete with just the butt a…
Created on: Monday 18th October 2010
Last updated: Monday 25th October 2010
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Record ID: DUR-11AAE3
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: County Durham
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Cast bronze side-looped, socketed spearhead from the early Middle Bronze Age, c.1500-1150 BC. Mostly complete with the tip missing and worn blade edges. The blade would have been leaf-shaped and has a raised midrib on both sides running from top to bottom. The socket widens towards the end. It has two small side-loops about half way down. These are rectangular and have been cast integrally with the spear. The socket is slightly out of shape with the edge being uneven, however it is mostly circular in section and hollow. Nothing of the wooden shaft remains. …
Created on: Tuesday 10th August 2010
Last updated: Tuesday 19th October 2010
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Record ID: DUR-E58572
Object type: RAZOR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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Late Bronze Age razor fragment. It is very worn and little remains of the actual blade. What remains is sub-triangular in plan with a flattened end where it has broken. The sides are worn. It has a tang which is sub-triangular in plan (the widest end meeting the blades widest end) and also worn. It is very thin all over with the edges being thinnest.
Created on: Tuesday 8th December 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: DUR-850CB6
Object type: KNIFE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
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Cast bronze socketed axe from the early Ewart Park phase, Thorndon type. Dating to c.950-750 BC, Needham Period 7, Burgess Metalworking Stage XII. The blade is bent. It narrows towards the point which is rounded. At its widest it is 21.23mm and its narrowest is 8.88mm. The blade has a raised mid-rib on both sides running the whole length. The socket is oval in cross-section and has a circular hole through two opposite sides near the top. Diameter of socket is 22.33 x 16.25mm.
Created on: Tuesday 4th August 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-271F68
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Wigan
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze palstave axe from the Arreton or Acton Park phases dating to c.1700-1400 BC It is mostly complete although the end of the butt is missing. The flanges are very low and one side is alomost completely lost. The septum is flat and leads to quite a deep stop. Below the stop the upper part of the blade has a central ridge on both sides. The blade appears complete with a widening towards the end. The patina is uneven with patches of brown and green in an irregular pattern.
Created on: Tuesday 19th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-004D33
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
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Bronze axe dating from c.1900- 1600 BC. It is from the Aylesford/Willerby periods and is an erly form of the palstave type. The axe is mostly complete. It has just small plain flanges. At its widest point the blade measures 45mm. It is not complete as its edges are rounded and worn. It has a drak beown patina and is mostly smooth although there are some patches of small dints at the butt and blade ends.
Created on: Sunday 17th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-855911
Object type: LITHIC IMPLEMENT
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Lithic implement, used for cutting or scraping. It is an irregular semi-circle with a protruding 'tang' at one end. Some retouching can be seen along some of the edges. It is made from a dark grey flint which has some white/cream patches in. Most likely from the Bronze Age period although it is hard to date single flint pieces when they are found out of context. Ron Cowell saw an image of this find and comments 'It could be that this is a natural fractured pebble that is fortuitously shaped, which has been picked up and lightly retouched around the curved edge to provide a s…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORTH YORKSHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-851560
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Flat axe from the later Early Bronze Age, 2100 - 1800 BC. The axe is mostly complete although the cutting edge of the blade is uneven suggesting it has broken. The butt is also broken, althoughas it is quite narrow by the point where it has broken it is likely that only a short part is missing. The axe has a rectangular cross section at the butt which narrows down the cutting edge where it is almost flat. The surface is mostly smooth with a few incised marks and lines.It is not clear if these are from accidental damage or a deliberate pattern as they are very faint. If it was a p…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORTH YORKSHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-82C528
Object type: SWORD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Leicestershire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze Age sword from the Ewart Park Phase, dating from c.950-750 BC. It is mostly complete although the hilt has broken at the shoulder so the grip and finial are missing. The blade length appears complete although the tip is flattened rather than pointed which suggests the very end is missing. The edges of the blade are uneven all the way around where small pieces have broken off. The blade widens from the tip, reaching its widest point at mid-blade. It then begins to narrow to the waist. It widens slighly again to meet the hilt section. The section between the waist and the s…
Created on: Monday 11th May 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-5B2C76
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Lancashire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Bronze Age palstave axe dating from the Wilburton or Penard phases, c.1300-1000 BC. It is mostly complete although the upper part is so worn that no flanges remain and it ends in a rounded point. The stop is still visible on both sides although one side is much more worn than the other. Below the stop on the least worn side, 3 raised vertical ribs can be seen. The blade is mostly complete although it is slightly uneven and it is possible the cutting edge has broken off. There was possibly a side loop on one side where something can be seen but it is not clear due to the amount …
Created on: Monday 27th April 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Ormskirk Area', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-37ACD4
Object type: BEAD
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Copper alloy bead of uncertain date. The bead is oval in plan and is narrow at the loop, widening around the bead. It is hollow and was cast. Beads this shape have been variously assigned to the Bronze Age, Iron Age/Roman and Post Medieval periods. They are difficult to date when found out of context but other objects from this area suggest it may be of an earlier date rather than later.
Created on: Friday 20th March 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-73FD92
Object type: AXE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: York
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Cast Bronze Age flanged axe from the Arreton Down period, dating to c.1700- 1500 BC. It is very worn and the blade and flanges are not complete. In plan it is almost rectangular as the blade and terminal are so worn. In the side view the flanges still protrude. The patina is mostly brown due to mud but there are patches of light green which is indicative of corrosion.
Created on: Friday 9th January 2009
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-AA96E0
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Fragment of a Bronze Age spear, dating from the Penard to Ewart phases, c. 1300-800 BC. Only the very tip remains. It has a central raised mid-rib. The edges are broken and uneven and the tip has been blunted.
Created on: Wednesday 12th November 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
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Record ID: LVPL-154912
Object type: SPEAR
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: North Yorkshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
The tip of a Bronze Age spear/sword dating from c.1500-800 BC. It has a raised mid-rib on both sides, giving it a lozenge shaped cross section. The surface is pitted from corrosion.
Created on: Tuesday 12th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'NORTH YORKSHIRE', grid reference and parish protected.


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Record ID: LVPL-969895
Object type: WASTE
Broad period: BRONZE AGE
County: Shropshire
Workflow stage: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation
Possible bronze casting jet of uncertain age. It is a domed oval in shape with a raised central ridge running along its length. It is solid and is flat on the reverse. The patina is uneven- mostly a drk green but with lighter green patches which indicate bronze disease. It could date from the the Bronze Age through to the Post Medieval period. Although it is hard to assign a precise date when foundout of context the patina does suggest it dates from the Bronze Age through to the Roman period.
Created on: Wednesday 6th August 2008
Last updated: Thursday 24th February 2011
Spatial data recorded. This findspot is known as 'Myddle and Broughton', grid reference and parish protected.


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