Tyne and Wear HER(388): Hylton Dene, River Wear, bronze sword - Details
Hylton Dene, River Wear, bronze sword
Armour and Weapons
A bronze sword is said to have been dredged from the River Wear, between Hylton Dene and Park's Nook, in either 1855 or 1885. In 1892 it was in the possession of H.H. Wake, but its present whereabouts are unknown.
<< HER 388 >> T.C. Potts, 1892, History of Sunderland, p. 59 W.C. Mitchell, 1919, History of Sunderland, p. 4 Ordnance Survey archaeological record cards, 1977, Alleged Roman bronze sword R. Miket, 1984, The Prehistory of Tyne and Wear, p. 63, no. 15