Keys to the Past

Bronze Age hoard (Denwick)

A hoard of Bronze Age weapons was discovered in Hulne Park in 1726 by a mason extracting rock. The hoard consisted of 20 swords, up to 18 inches (about 45cm) long, 16 spearheads and 42 axe heads. Their present location is unknown.

Reference number:N4432
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Denwick

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