Monument details

HER Number:1004
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Socketed bronze axe found in Helsby

Summary

A socketed bronze axe found at Helsby in 1925. A fragment of bronze was jammed inside the hollow axe. Socketed axes were cast around a clay core to give a hollow centre. They often have loops so they could be tied to the handle. No exact findspot is recorded


Parish:HELSBY, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Bronze Age - 2350 BC to 801 BC)



Cheshire East Council and Cheshire West & Chester Council - Working in Partnership
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