Weekend Wanderers
finds

Amazing finds from  beautiful fields throughout the south of England

We have thousands of images to add to the Artefacts & Coins pages so every month we will be adding more from our archives. If you have photographs of your club finds then please send them in to be included.

ARTEFACTS

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COINS

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Visit the Artefacts & Coins pages as we will be adding more images every month.

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CRESLOW HOARD

A discovery of fifty-nine early to mid 14th century silver coins made during our Creslow rally in August 2003. The scattered hoard was retrieved by several finders and declared treasure.

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CRONDALL HOARD

In September 2004, the Weekend Wanderers held a club dig on land near Crondall in Hampshire.  The hoard of Roman silver coins was scattered over a large area.

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THE PRESTWOOD
HOARDS

An unprecedented exciting day for the club as a hoard of silver Roman coins and a hoard of Roman bronze coins were discovered in July 1999 on the same day!

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THE WENDOVER GRAVE

The find of a lead lamp holder leads to a cremation urn and Samian ware grave goods during a dig at Wellwick Farm at Wendover in August 2000.

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THE WEST HANNEY
GRAVE

The Weekend Wanderers Summer rally of 2009 saw an amazing find of a garnet and coral encrusted brooch. It led to the recovery of an important Anglo-Saxon burial.

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SOMERTON
KITCHEN
WARE

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In November 2009, this new club farm in Oxfordshire saw a rare find of Roman pewter table ware that would ultimately lead to the discovery of a new Roman villa.

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THE  ROPLEY
GRAVE

Following many years of club digs on this Ropley field, a chance discovery of a late Iron Age cremation burial that was later that day excavated by archaeologists.

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THE
LENBOROUGH
HOARD

The largest reported Anglo-Saxon/Viking hoard of silver pennies that was recovered from the soil at our Xmas special dig at Lenborough, worth £1.35 million.

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