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.
|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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