Find Spot record MDR11157 - Early medieval coin, Church Street, Wirksworth

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During the course of a small excavation carried out in a car park to the rear of Church Lane, Wirksworth, in the early 1980s, a metal object was identified in the ground by metal detector. It was not identified during excavation, however. The metal detector was later used on the spoil heap and a Northumbrian sceatta of Eadberht (c. 750 AD) was recovered, as was a metal buckle, c. ¾in square, now lost. (1)

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  • <1> Verbal communication: Information received from C Housley via B Joyce, 2005 - note in parish file.



Grid reference SK 28792 53980 (point)

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  • EDR2303

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Record last edited

Dec 14 2017 4:27PM

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