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Find Spot record MDR2819 - Alleged Roman knife, Brassington Moor

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"A large Roman knife was found on Mr. Gell's estate near Brassington moor, by some labourers in making a plantation among some rocks, not far from the tumulus ... [SK 25 NW 26]. It is of iron, 14 ins. long ... Now the property of Mr.Rooke ..." (1) No further information. (2)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Pegge, Reverend S. 1792. Archaeologia, Volume 10. Volume 10. p34-5.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 14-APR-66.
  • <3> Index: OS. SK 25 NW 27. SK 25 NW 27.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0476. 0476.



Grid reference Centred SK 23 56 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)

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  • EDR1076

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Sep 27 2021 10:52AM

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