Keys to the Past

Farnley hoard (Corbridge)

A hoard of bronze implements was found at Farnley in 1835 when the railway was being built. There were pieces of two spearheads, fragments of dagger blades, and a flanged axe all dating to the Bronze Age. Most of the pieces are in Alnwick Castle museum.

Reference number:N10055
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge

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