Monument record IKL 026 - Mitchell's Hill, Icklingham (Roman)

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Roman inhumations from Mitchell's Hill


Grid reference Centred TL 7775 7229 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Roman (& Sax) inhumations from Mitchell's Hill Presumably mostly found during gravel digging.

1851: J Warren states that he had many principally Rom antiquities from the site - "Skeletons are sometimes found there and many very large nails ... sometimes Roman pottery... a few Saxon antiquities". His finds include 2 twisted wire bracelets, coin of Faustina & bracelets (S1).

Also (in ? Evans Collection) in OXFAS (The Warren Collection was sold to Evans) is a Rom spoon and 13 Rom coins (S2,S4).

1878: Prigg records (& excavated?) " a late Roman interment at Mitchell Hill" having iron coffin nails (S5). A `Romano-Saxon' pot forms part of the Prigg Collection in Moyses Hall Museum. Another is in the Ashmolean Museum "from a grave at the E end of the cemetery" (S2,S3).

Also Palaeolithic, Bronze Age & Saxon records.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Article in serial: Warren J. 1866. Title?. Warren J, The Warren Journals, 1866, 68.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77SE38.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Fox C. 1923. The Archaeology of the Cambridge Region. Fox C, Archaeol of the Cambridge Region, 1923, 93-94 & 97.
  • <S4> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Icklingham, A/S, undated.
  • <S5> Article in serial: H.S. Cuming ESQ., F.S.A.SCOT. (V.P.) & T. Morgan ESQ., F.S.A (Hon. Treasurer). 1878. Proceedings of the Association. Prigg H, J Brit Archaeol Assoc, 34, 1878, 250.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

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Record last edited

Jan 28 2021 4:31PM

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