|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Possible Civil War weapon|
A tanged iron weapon, possibly dating from the Civil War period, was found in a gravel washer which receives material from Ellingham and Gillingham.
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January 1989. Recovered from gravel washer processing material from Atlas pits at Ellingham and Gillingham, so could be from either site.
Tanged iron weapon?. 445mm long. Blade maximum width 27mm tapering to point. Prominent strengthening rib along one side, other side flat. Possibly Civil War period?
A. Rogerson (NAU) and D. Gurney (NAU), 6 February 1989.
- FINDSPOT (Unknown date)
- FINDSPOT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Undated)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
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