Keys to the Past

Eastgate (Eastgate)

A large hoard of Bronze Age objects was found under some stones in this area in 1812. It included four spearheads, one chisel, three axes, a hammer and several other objects.

Reference number:D978
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):Weardale Historical Settlement Patterns: Eastgate

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