Findspot - Neolithic or Bronze Age stone axe, Hartshill.

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a stone axe of Neolithic or Bronze Age date was found in the area of Hartshill.

Notes about this historic site

1 One year after destroying a possible barrow (PRN 251), on ploughing the area a cottager from Hartshill found a stone axe.
2 A perforated axe made of blue stone and weathered superficially to an olive green colour. Found in 1770 in or near a tumulus on Hartshill Common. In form it presents a pecularity in being expanded at both the sharp and blunt ends.
4 Neo/BA battle axe.

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