Monument record HUD 010 - Anglo-Saxon artefact scatter of coins of Athelstan, Edmund and Eadred. (Sax)

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Summary

"A considerable number of Anglo Saxon coins of Athelstan (925-940), Edmund (940-946), and Eadred (946-955) were found in a grave at Hundon in 1687.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 738 487 (93m by 143m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL74NW
Civil Parish HUNDON, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

"A considerable number of Anglo Saxon coins of Athelstan (925-940), Edmund (940-946), and Eadred (946-955) were found in a grave at Hundon in 1687." (S2)(R1).
Claimed as Viking burial by Biddle - `Honedon, Suffolk 200-300 coins deposited c.953, "in a grave, near a skull".' (S1)(R2)(R3). Barker (1907) states that `more than 200 Saxon coins were found, many years ago by the Sexton while digging a grave in the churchyard' (S3).
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Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> (No record type): Biddle B & M, Brit Num J, 56, 1986, 27-28.
  • <R1> (No record type): Camden, Britannia 1806, 163 (ed Gough).
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: copy (S1).
  • <R2> (No record type): Blunt C E & Pagan H E, BNJ, 45, 1975, 28.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL74NW13.
  • <R3> (No record type): Strudwick J S, BNJ, 28, 1955-1957, 180-182.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. 203.
  • <S4> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 12 2021 12:26PM

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