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Shotton, Peterlee (Shotton)

The remains of a gold armlet was found in the garden of Shotton Hall in 1881. It is made of two parts; one half is made of strands of metal twisted like rope. The other half is rougher and made of gold wire. This object is thought to be of Roman date.

Reference number:D161
Historical period: Roman (43 to 410)
Event(s):Turning the Tide Project 1997 - 1998; Archaeological Services University of Durham

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shotton


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