Monument record IKL 060 - Dix's Charity Land

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Summary

Coin hoard, probably in a Nene Valley pot, found ploughing in July 1872 (misprinted 1877 in (S1)) in SE corner "of the first, or most southern field of Dix's Charity land at Icklingham, turned up a few fragments of a small vase of Durobrivian pottery, together with the coins in question".

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 785 729 (101m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Full Description

Coin hoard, probably in a Nene Valley pot, found ploughing in July 1872 (misprinted 1877 in (S1)) in SE corner "of the first, or most southern field of Dix's Charity land at Icklingham, turned up a few fragments of a small vase of Durobrivian pottery, together with the coins in question". Probably did not exceed 400 coins, all silver & in good preservation. "The ground around ... contained many small sherds of different descriptions of pottery". Prigg lists 349 coins with emperor & mint ranging from Constantius II (AD 350-361) to Honorius (AD 395-423)(S1)(R1).
? Details of location of "Dix's charity land" stolen in theft in Autumn 1981, "Dix's chantry land" shown on Tithe Map (S5)(S6).

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <S1> Monograph: Prigg, H.. 1901. Icklingham Papers: A hoard of Roman silver coins. Prigg H, Icklingham Papers, 1901, 76-79.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive: volumes.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 4, 1872, (5), 282-.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Icklingham R, undated.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: details regarding location - stolen Autumn 1981.
  • <R2> (No record type): Archer S in Casey P J (ed), `End of Roman Britain', BAR 71, 1979, 45, (lists 318 coins).
  • <R3> (No record type): Numismatics Chron, 1908, 215-221.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: 1911. VCH Suffolk 1. 309.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XXXVIII, 58; XCVI, 72.
  • <S5> (No record type): West S E, `The Romano-British site at Icklingham', EAA, 3, 1976, 64, 123.
  • <S6> Map: 1839. Icklingham All Saints Tithe Map.

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Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Aug 11 2016 5:13PM

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