Anglo-Saxon Burial & finds

Description of this historic site

The possible site of an Anglo-Saxon burial dating to the Migration or Early Medieval period. Various finds from the site included spearheads and a knife. The site is located in the area of Tomlow.

Notes about this historic site

1 “..adjoining Bascote…Saxon spearheads, a javelin or two, and a knife, were found when quarrying for limestone. These relics have passed into the hands of Miss Mathews of Ashby de la Zouch.”
2 Bascote, an inhumation uncovered at the same time as the Anglo Saxon artefacts.

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