Keys to the Past

Sword (Shilbottle)

The handle of an iron sword was found in Shilbottle Wood in the late 19th century. It is made of iron and bone. It was probably of medieval date.

Reference number:N5403
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1954; J H Ostridge

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Shilbottle

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