Two Articles on the Bronze Age Axe Head

Bronze Age relic found on Wigan farmland Published by Wigan Today, Thursday 28th June 2012 A STUNNING Bronze Age axe-head has been unearthed in Wigan. Edwina Abbott, who owns Fir Tree Farm in Billinge, never imagined that historian Stephen Hickling would find a 4,000-year-old relic when she agreed to let him search its acreage with his…