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A Neolithic Polished Axe From Stratford-upon-Avon
It’s amazing what comes up in people’s back gardens. This may look like a small pebble, but it was identified at Warwickshire Museum as a 6000 year old stone axe. ...
A Medieval Brooch From Warwick
This piece of jewellery is a gold annular brooch with two cabochon settings – one sapphire, and one garnet/ruby. The brooch is approximately 2cm across and just under 1cm tall, ...
The Burial Urn of Kenilworth’s Oldest Inhabitant Poised to Go On Show
For the first time in 4,000 years, a very rare burial urn – first excavated by archaeologists from Warwickshire County Council – is going on display in Kenilworth’s Abbey ‘Barn’ ...
The South Warwickshire Roman Hoard
In 2008, a hoard of 1146 silver Roman denarii coins was discovered in a small white ware pot buried in a field on the Edge Hill. The hoard was eventually ...
A Rare Reliquary Lid From Warwickshire
Warwickshire Museum recently acquired this small but stunning object, which was found near Middleton in North Warwickshire by a metal detectorist. It has been dated to the 15th century and ...
Lucky Find of 2,000 Year old Artefact in Alcester
When you’re digging over your garden you don’t expect to find much, aside from some worms and the occasional bit of rock. If you’re a bit unlucky you may even ...
The Saxon Hoard of Archaeological Finds
A team from Archaeology Warwickshire found a fascinating collection of almost 90 pieces of Anglo-Saxon metalwork in the field where the Staffordshire hoard was unearthed three years ago. Detailed metal ...
The Discovery of an Anglo-Saxon Cemetery Atop Burton Dassett
In 1908, men quarrying for ironstone at Mount Pleasant, Burton Dassett, made a remarkable discovery. A few feet beneath the surface they found over 35 skeletons, buried in trenches on ...
An Iron Age Miniature Bronze Shield
Warwickshire Museum hosts a collection of fascinating objects amongst which you can find an Iron Age miniature bronze shield. This item continues to baffle archaeologists, curators and historians alike as to its ...
Where to Find Anglo-Saxons in Warwickshire
In Anglo-Saxon times (broadly 410 AD to 1066 AD), what we know as ‘Warwickshire’ was gradually taking shape. Over a thousand years ago, our county would have looked very different. ...
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