Findspot - Bronze Age stone axe

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a Bronze Age palstave, a type of stone axe, was found in the area to the south west of Burton Green.

Notes about this historic site

1 A Bronze palstave discovered at Burton Green shortly before the 1914-18 war in Arden. Now in Birmingham Museum. A typical palstave. The stop-ridge and loop are well developed but the flanges and butt are slight. The palstave weighs 316.9 grammes, is 15cm long and 5.7cm wide.
3 Bronze looped palstave.
5 Noted in gazetteer.

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