Keys to the Past

Chester-le-Street, Sports Centre field (Chester-le-Street)

This brooch was found by a metal detectorist. It is circular and is decorated with seven small silver shields. Brooches like this probably date to the 13th or 14th centuries.

Reference number:D57
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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See also:
Local History of Chester-le-Street

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