Brompton Gold

Taken from 1872 Royal Engineers Journal

On Friday the 15th November while a party of men were throwing up a Battery on the outer lines between the Sally port and the Brompton Barrier, Sapper Goodall found a Celtic torque of pure gold. It weighs 22oz. 4dwts…[it] is intrinsically worth £85. Its value as a curiosity is probably much greater.

It is hoped that is may be deposited in the British Museum.


The torque did come to be placed in the British Museum and a full record on the torque can be found here.


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