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Slate Knife and bronze rings from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn
Slate Knife and bronze rings from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn
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Spindle whorls, Iron Age brooches and various rings from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn
Spindle whorls, Iron Age brooches and various rings from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn
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Bronze ring and casts of slate needles from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay
Bronze ring and casts of slate needles from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay
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Two Iron Age brooches from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall
Two Iron Age brooches from the Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall
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Bronze ring from excavation of Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall
Bronze ring from excavation of Iron Age cemetery at Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall
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Roman Coins, St Columb Minor, Cornwall
Roman Coins, St Columb Minor, Cornwall
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Excavation at Iron Age cemetery, Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. 1977
Excavation at Iron Age cemetery, Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. 1977
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Excavation at Iron Age cemetery, Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. 1977 Featured Print

Excavation at Iron Age cemetery, Harlyn Bay, St Merryn, Cornwall. 1977

View of a trench behind the old museum at Harlyn Bay. The Iron Age cemetery in Harlyn Bay was excavated between 1900 and 1906. When digging foundations for a new house to be built, Mr Reddie Mallett had made an important archaeological discovery by finding a cist containing human remains. Excavations over the next 6 years found Harlyn Bay to be the largest Iron Age burial site in Cornwall. Bronze Age barrows had been discovered in 1864, on the west side of the bay, near the cliff edge, by a labourer digging a pond on land owned by Mr Hellyar. The museum was closed in the 1970s and most of the artefacts transferred to the Royal Cornwall Museum. Photographer: Charles Woolf

© RIC, photographer Charles Woolf