Keys to the Past

Greenbank cemetery, Darlington (Darlington)

An Anglo-Saxon cemetery was found here in 1876. At least twelve skeletons were found. Each burial had a small pot with it. Other finds include a number of brooches, tweezers, pins and a necklace. Iron swords, spearheads and parts of two shields were also found. The burials probably took place in the 5th to 7th centuries AD.

Reference number:D1530
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Darlington


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