Keys to the Past

Burnhope Fell (Burnhope (Weardale))

A French sword dated to 1515 was found here in 1850. It had letters written on the blade; they may have been the ownerÂ’s name.

Reference number:D2361
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Burnhope (Weardale)

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