Element record L2793 - Human bones & spearheads at Magadales Farm, Thurgarton




Grid reference SK 69500 50700 (point)
Map sheet SK65SE
District Newark
Civil Parish Thurgarton, Newark


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

At Magadale, c 55 years ago, many human bones and spearheads were dug up in the Sheep Close; the spearheads etc are in the possession of Richard Milward Esq. (1)
A bronze celt from Thurgarton is recorded by the Rev A Hunt, Welton, Lincs. (2)
Bronze spearheads and bones found in 1810. (3)
Bronze celt found in Sheep Close, Magadales Farm. (4)
There is no tithe map available locally for this area and Sheep Close is not mentioned on a private plan kept at Magadales Farm. (5)
NB Grid ref from TVARC Gaz.

<1> White, 1864, Directory of Notts, p 508 (Published document). SNT1418.

<2> VCH, 1906, Notts, p 191 (Published document). SNT1383.

<3> Oswald AH, 11/07/1938, OS Corr 6in (Personal comment). SNT1097.

<4> Smith A, 11/07/1938, OS Corr 6in (Personal comment). SNT1283.

<5> Harper FR, 1960, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT746.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Published document: White. 1864. Directory of Notts. p 508 .
  • <2> Published document: VCH. 1906. Notts. 1. p 191.
  • <3> Personal comment: Oswald AH. 11/07/1938. OS Corr 6in.
  • <4> Personal comment: Smith A. 11/07/1938. OS Corr 6in.
  • <5> Personal comment: Harper FR. 1960. Pers Comm.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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