Keys to the Past

Scramasax (Lowick)

An Anglo-Saxon knife, of a type called a `scramasax', is recorded as coming from Lowick. The site of its discovery is confused; records say that it was found in a limestone quarry, but the map references suggest it was from Lowick Church.

Reference number:N3686
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Lowick

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