Keys to the Past

Simonside Bronze Age hoard (Whitton and Tosson; Rothley with Hollinghill)

Two bronze swords and three bronze rings were found in 1868 under a rock on the Simonside Hills. The rings were probably used for fastening the swords to belts. These objects date to the Bronze Age.

Reference number:N10722
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Whitton and Tosson


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