Keys to the Past

Bronze spearhead (Eglingham)

A bronze spearhead was found on Shipley Farm. It was ploughed up in 1865 and measures nearly 6 inches (15 cms) long. It is now in Alnwick Castle museum.

Reference number:N4383
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; J H Ostridge



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Eglingham


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