Keys to the Past

Bronze Age finds (Alnwick)

A number of Bronze Age finds were found in 1850 by workmen building the railway line near Alnwick Station. Two gold rings were found, as well as a bronze axe and pot. All these finds are of Bronze Age date. As they were all found together it may mean that they were originally buried together in a grave. The gold rings suggest that this grave must have been of an important person.

Reference number:N4502
Historical period: Bronze Age (2600BC to 700BC)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Alnwick

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