Bronze Age Objects, Beeston Castle, Beeston, Cheshire

Bronze Age Objects, Beeston Castle, Beeston, Cheshire
Photograph taken 2007 © Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: N071034

Bronze Age objects found at Beeston Castle, including axe heads and a knife. Beeston Castle is located on a rocky crag above the Cheshire plain. The site has been occupied since prehistoric times and excavations have revealed remains spanning the Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Roman periods. Beeston Castle itself was begun in the 1220s by Ranulf de Blundeville, the Sixth Earl of Chester. These objects are now in the care of English Heritage (2011). Find out more

Location

Cheshire Beeston

Period

Prehistoric (to AD42)

Themes

Tags

archaeology artefact metal bronze age excavation english heritage