Poorly Located Monument record LMD 307 - Roman artefact scatter of glass and pottery vessels containing cremations
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|Grid reference||TL 87 47 (point)|
|Civil Parish||LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
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.
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Formerly recorded as LMD MISC
- <S1> SSF690 (No record type): Archaeologia, 25, 1831, 394.
- <S2> SSF21696 (No record type): Style, Archaeologia, 23, 394-395.
- <S3> SSF50042 Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 1, 223.
- <S4> SSF54455 Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 312-313.
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Record last edited
May 21 2020 8:47AM