Poorly Located Monument record LMD 307 - Roman artefact scatter of glass and pottery vessels containing cremations

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Summary

Glass and pottery vessels containing cremations found March 1823 (R1); nearby skeletons and coins of Hadrian and Vespasian. Formerly recorded as LMD MISC

Location

Grid reference TL 87 47 (point)
Map sheet TL84NE
Civil Parish LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Glass and pottery vessels containing cremations found March 1823 (R1); nearby skeletons and coins of Hadrian and Vespasian. Found "300 yards from the Stour". Found by workmen digging for gravel at a depth of 6ft from surface. The vessel and urn stood at a distance of 2ft from each other, and the former was covered by a patera reversed as a lid. It had contained calcined bones. Both urns appeared to have held ashes (AD 117-38) (S1-S4). Probably LMD 009, 012 area.


NGR refers to parish only.

Formerly recorded as LMD MISC

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> (No record type): Archaeologia, 25, 1831, 394.
  • <S2> (No record type): Style, Archaeologia, 23, 394-395.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 1, 223.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 312-313.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:47AM

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