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Monument Number 45210

Hob Uid: 45210
Location :
Lancashire
Burnley
Cliviger
Grid Ref : SD8700028000
Summary : Two undated enamelled copper alloy fibulae were found at Holme in 1773. A gold torc was also found in the same area. This was made from twisted gold wire, had a diameter of 130 millimetres and dates to the 4th-3rd century BC.
More information : 'In 1773, two copper (bronze?) fibulae were found above Holme, near Burnley. No account of there shape or dimensions has been preserved, but they were said to be beautifully enamelled.' (1)

'...which were turned up in getting stones for the turnpike road
above Holme.' (2-3)

SD 8728 Holme. Gold torc. 130mm diameter, made from twisted wire of low grade gold; c4th-3rd century BC. In Manchester Museum. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Whitaker TD. History of Whalley, 3rd edition, 347.
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Thompson Watkin W. 1883. Roman Lancashire, 230
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Whitaker TD. 1876. History of Whalley, 4th edition, Volume 2, 195
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Source Number : 4
Source : Man and the changing landscape : a study of occupation and palaeo environment in the central Pennines
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Iron Age
Display Date : Iron Age
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -800
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Iron Age
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : TORC
Object Material :
Period : Uncertain
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : BROOCH
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 82 NE 7
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