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How to find hoards with a metal detector - How to Find Hoards - Introduction - Cambridgshire

Hoards Found in Cambridgeshire

Field Baulk


Hoard of 872 Iceni silver coins, found in 1982, hidden around 60-61AD.

Isleham near Ely

The Isleham Hoard was a very large bronze age founders hoard of more than 6500 pieces of worked and un-worked bronze, discovered in 1959.

Water Newton

The Water Newton Treasure. A hoard of fourth century roman silverware found in February 1975. Many of the items had already been damaged by the plough.

Hoard Hunting County Guide

Below is a county by county guide to hoard finds. These lists should not be considered exhaustive and new material will be added as more information and sources become available. All of the locations listed should be considered private property until proven otherwise and the proper permissions obtained, preferably in writing, in advance of any visit. Some hoard sites are scheduled ancient monuments, be very sure that any location you wish to metal detect on is not a protected archaeological site.