Poorly Located Monument record BLB 141 - Roman artefact scatter of pottery and coins

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Summary

The following entries record the discovery of Rom remains: 'not many years ago there were Rom urns dug up here among old buildings' (R1). Formerly recorded as BLB MISC

Location

Grid reference TM 45 74 (point)
Map sheet TM47SE
Civil Parish BLYTHBURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The following entries record the discovery of Rom remains: 'not many years ago there were Rom urns dug up here among old buildings' (R1). From Grose we have the statement 'A number of Rom urns dug up here about the year 1678' (R2)(S3).
Suckling says that after a fire which damaged the village in 1676, the labourers in clearing the ground for fresh buildings found several Rom urns and coins (R3) (S1).
Burials found 1678 (R4).

Formerly recorded as BLB MISC

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <R1> (No record type): Lysons, .. Lysons, Mag Brit, 1730, 5, 193.
  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: 1911. Victoria County History, Suffolk 1. 301.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM47NE3, 1978.
  • <R2> (No record type): Grose, Antiquities of England and Wales, 3, 1775.
  • <S3> (No record type): Kirby, J.. Kirby J, Suffolk Traveller, 1734, 142.
  • <R3> (No record type): Suckling Reverend A, History of Suffolk, 2, 142.
  • <R4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 4, 1872, (5), 225.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 21 2020 8:37AM

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