Keys to the Past

Iron Age Torcs, Barnard Castle (Barnard Castle)

Two Iron Age (800BC to AD43) gold necklaces were found here. They were of a type known as torcs, which were made by twisting gold wire together. They are now in the British Museum.

Reference number:D1942
Historical period: Iron Age (800BC to 43AD)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Barnard Castle


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