Tyne and Wear HER(23): Bishopwearmouth, ancient chisels - Details
Bishopwearmouth, ancient chisels
Tools and Equipment
The Rev. John Laurence, rector of Bishopwearmouth from 1721 to 1732, in his work on 'Agriculture', makes note of some ancient chisels found in the small joints and crevices of a quarry near Bishopwearmouth.
<< HER 23 >> J.W. Summers, 1858, History of Sunderland p. 14 .A. Petch, 1925, Roman Durham, Archaeologia Aeliana, 4,I, p. 30 Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, 1957 Roman chisels