Replica Lochaber Ax

This type of Polearm was known as a Lochaber Ax, it combined a large axehead with a hook which could be used to catch opponents behind their knees to unbalance them or to unhorse cavalrymen.  They were carried by militias in many Scottish towns.
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East Ayrshire Council
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