MHS Archive entry MHS:40.1

    Object name: newspaper cutting
    Classification: archaeology
    Classification: saxon
    Title: Ancient find at Mere
    Brief Description: Newspaper cutting from the Blackmore Vale newspaper concerning the discovery of a skeleton, thought to be Saxon, with three pieces of gold jewellery, dated 600 -700 AD and discovered by builders Terry Coombes and Darren Manley whilst refurbishing eight council houses in Barnes Place, Mere, 4th August 1995

    Date: 4.8.1995
        Organisation Name: Blackmore Vale Magazine

        Date Begin: 600 AD
        Date End: 700 AD
        Person Name: Coombs, Terry
        Person Role: builder
        Parish: Mere
        County: Wiltshire
        Organisation Name: Wessex Archaeology
        Event Type: restoration

Object location:  Box 1

Material: paper
Height: 18 cm
Width: 20.5 cm