Findspot - Migration or Early Medieval clay loomweights

Description of this historic site

Findspot - clay loom weights dating to the Migration or Early Medieval period were found 200m west of Sheepy Road, Atherstone.

Notes about this historic site

1 Anglo-Saxon loomweights found before 1940 in S extension to cemetery, Cemetery Superintendent. Now in Tamworth Museum, Birmingham Museum and Warwick Museum.
2 Saxon loomweights from SW corner of cemetery. The cemetery superintendent indicated the approx. spot at SP3098 where the weights were found in 1946.
3 Finds are accessioned in the Museum.

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