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Gold armlet with rings © The Trustees of the British Museum

Wilburton and Grunty Fen Scrapbook

Mike Petty's Wilburton and Grunty Fen Scrapbook

Wilburton Housing  (4)

Grunty Fen has been the location for some important archaeological finds. In 1850 the Grunty Fen armilla,  gold bracelet with six rings attached, and copper rapier fragment were found. The association of bronze objects with each is of great value for dating purposes. The finds are now in the British Museum.

Copper rapier fragment @ The Trustees of the British Museum

A further gold torc was discovered in 2016:

Grunty Fen Gold Torque (Wikimedia Commons)



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