Keys to the Past

Whittonstall hoard (Shotley Low Quarter)

This hoard was discovered in 1958 when the foundations of the Police Station were being dug. A metal box, sealed with wax, was found to contain 1206 silver coins, minted in the 13th and 14th centuries. The coins included English coins of Edward I and Edwa

Reference number:N9837
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1959; W D Johnston

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Shotley Low Quarter

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