Find Spot record MDR14990 - Horseshoe and spearhead finds, Fairfield Road, Buxton

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A horse shoe and spearhead that were deposited with Buxton Museum in 1999. The finder believes the horseshoe to be the left hand rear shoe of a horse such as an Arab Stallion, which were used by Roman outriders. The spearhead, though badly corroded and certainly unclear on the scan, appears to show the Roman curled snake emblem would around the handle. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Correspondence: Harding, D (Buxton Museum & Art Gallery). 2000. Letter concerning deposit of archaeological material dated 16 July 1999.



Grid reference SK 0675 7408 (point)

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Apr 20 2020 1:16PM

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