Keys to the Past

Silloans sword (Rochester and Byrness)

In 1986, the Ministry of Defence discovered a medieval sword during a sweep of land north of Silloans with a metal detector. It probably dates between about 1200 and 1350 AD.

Reference number:N339
Historical period: Late 20th Century (1967 to 2000)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness


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