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Roman coins found in surface soil, ironstone pits, Duston, near Northampton

Samuel Sharp

Roman coins found in surface soil, ironstone pits, Duston, near Northampton

Earthen coin moulds, found at Duston, near Northampton.

by Samuel Sharp

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Photocopies of articles from: Numismatic Chronicle.

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  Hoard of Roman Coins Found in England The stash of s coins dates to A.D., a time of great upheaval when the Roman empire was threatened by civil war and invasion.


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Roman coins found in surface soil, ironstone pits, Duston, near Northampton by Samuel Sharp Download PDF EPUB FB2

ROMAN COINS FOUND IN SURFACE SOIL, IRONSTONE PITS, DUSTON, NEAR NORTHAMPTON. [Read before the Numismatic Society, March 18th, ] In the baring of the land for the digging of ironstone on the estate of Lady Palmerston, at Duston, a parish imme-diately west of Northampton (which baring has been carried on for several years), the soil has been.

ROMAN COINS FOUND IN SURFACE SOIL, IRONSTONE PITS, DUSTON, NEAR NORTHAMPTON (pp. Anlaf I., coins of, 85 Roman medallions and coins recently „ Ii., coins of, 86 acquired by the British Museum, „ III., coins of, 89 Counter marked coins, and some pottery.

Also Roman coins were found in the near neighbourhood, and the opinion formed was that the pits themselves might near Northampton book dated as of Roman times. Since the period above named,much ironstone near Northampton book been got, but I have not heard of other similar pits near Northampton book found, so.

Hoards Found in Northamptonshire Fineshade. The Fineshade Hoard, roman coins, mostly silver coins. Sibbertoft. The Sibbertoft Hoard, 44 17th century coins. Thought to be connected to the near Northampton book on Naseby. Hoard Hunting County Guide.

Below is a county by county guide to hoard finds. Roman coins, including a silver one of Nero (AD 54–68), were found before near Queen Eleanor's Cross Duston. SP ; Morton; NDC R23). Other Roman coins are said to have been discovered during the removal of some 'tumuli' in Delapré Park before the.

A Roman pot was found in in Billing Road (SP recorded by OS; NM; NDC R32, ). Three 1st-century brooches and a bronze bucket in Peterborough Museum are recorded as found in Northampton Roman coins found in surface soil This date, however, coincides with the early ironstone quarrying at Duston and this provenance is more probable ironstone pits R).

Certainly some Pagan Saxon burials have been discovered with Roman remains close by, but many were found during ironstone-mining and no accurate dating or context has been recorded (e.g. Desborough (3) Duston (8)).

Even when material has been discovered more recently and under better conditions the evidence is still ambiguous. Martin Andrew. Frith Book Company Ltd. [ISBN pages including B&W photographs. £ Hardback.] The photographs in this book are of Northamptonshire towns and villages mostly in the s: the era before shopping precincts, motorways and out-of-town development.

By S. Corkran, Esq Roman Coins found in Surface Soil, Roman coins found in surface soil Pits, Dust on, near Northampton. By S. Shaip, Esq., F.S.A., F.G.S Note on a Hoard of Ancient Briti&h Coins found at Santon- Downham, Suffolk.

By John Evans, Esq., F.R. Writing in about Bridges recorded that 'in an orchard of [Chester] House were lately found 45 brass coins in an urn with a ring and chain hanging on it' (J. Bridges, Hist of Northants., II (), ). Roman Roads. The town of Irchester was the meeting place Roman coins found in surface soil two and perhaps three roads.

Roman period in our area,many coins found= AD Saxon finds at Mill found=AD Danish invasion-pottery found local= Invasion of the Normans/pottery found= Doomsday book= The Cottons were inhabited= Church built= Poll tax= =lay tax The Ringstead Gift =Hearth Tax.

Collingham’s Roman Heritage. For many ironstone pits the fields both sides of the river have unearthed Roman coins and artifacts. Early settlement remains are rare, however, consisting of the occasional pit Roman coins found in surface soil during excavations, and stone tools and rare Duston of pottery found in fields, gravel workings or building sites.

Roman (27) ARCHI has found within 10 km of, Wolverhampton, West Midlands 27 Roman archaeological / historic / ancient sites and monuments.

See below for details of these sites. Data gathered from old ordnance survey (OS) maps, tithe maps, field names, aerial photographs, reports of antiquity findspots, archaeological excavation, research of old and historic documents and by.

Sharp,; Thompson ; also known as 'Old Duston Stone Pit' acccording to Richardson, formerly exposed about m of ‘Northampton Ironstone’ (base not seen), overlain by about m of ‘Variable Beds’, total about m of Northampton Sand Formation, overlain by ‘Lower Estuarine White Sands’ (Stamford Member, Rutland.

By S. Corkran, Esq Roman Coins fouud in Surface Soil, Ironstone Pits, Duston, near Northampton. By S. Shaip, Esq., F.S.A., F.G.S Ncte on a Hoard of Ancient British Coius found at Santou- Downham, Suffolk. By John Evans, Esq., F.R.S., F. More dramatic still is the site at Cinders Grove, Peterchurch, from which it is recorded that many tons of slag and ironworking waste were removed.

Nearby, on Peterstow Common, Roman coins and pottery were found within a slag deposit over 4m deep (ibid, ). ‘An account of Roman rem ains found a t Duston a: ; Jo n es ; 2: Peterborough M useum reeord no.

Monson S treet Cemetery, Lincoln'Author: Frances Mary. Condron. Treasure claim after Roman coins found near Manchester a Roman silver snake bracelet lying on the surface of a farmer's field.

"Most Roman coins found are from the 1st or 2nd centuries AD but these are older Republican coins and come from a time before the Roman. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.

Summary. A Roman iron smelting site was revealed during excavations in the s after scatters of iron slag were found on the surface. The excavations discovered several shaft furnaces that were dated to the 2nd century. Several pits containing evidence of smithing activity were also found, although there was no evidence to suggest that iron artefacts were being produced on the site.

Residual Romano-British pottery sherds south of Griff Brook, Gipsy Lane, Nuneaton. a Roman coin was found m south of Newland Lane, Ash Green. Site of Mineral Railway W of Bermuda Road.

The site of a mineral railway which was in use during the Imperial period. The railway is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of The Northampton Sand Formation, sometimes called the Northamptonshire Sand, is a Middle Jurassic geological formation which is placed within the Inferior Oolite Group.

It was formerly worked extensively in Northamptonshire for its ironstone. The Northampton Sand Formation constitutes the lowest part of the Inferior Oolite Group and lies on the upper Lias y: England.

A Roman fort which has been discovered in Cornwall is challenging previous historical views about the South West. Pottery and pieces of slag have been found at the undisclosed location near.

Borough Hill, and found (along with Roman objects) an AS bronze pin, a square-headed small-long brooch with a crescentic foot and ring-and-dot ornament, an early buckle with a wide rectangular plate, beads of green and blue glass, red earthenware and amber, a small bronze stud, and 2 perforated Roman coins.

Roman () ARCHI has found within 10 km of, Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire Roman archaeological / historic / ancient sites and monuments. See below for details of these sites. Data gathered from old ordnance survey (OS) maps, tithe maps, field names, aerial photographs, reports of antiquity findspots, archaeological excavation, research of old and historic documents and by.

Northamptonshire (/ n ɔːr ˈ θ æ m p t ə n ʃ ər,-ʃ ɪər /; abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of it had a population ofThe county is administered by Northamptonshire County Council and by seven non-metropolitan district councils.

It is known as "The Rose of the Shires".Constituent country: England. Sharp exhibited a Gold Coin of Addedomaros (Ev. xiv. 5) found at Houghton, near Northampton; and a Gold Coin of Focas, showing the earliest form of the crozier.

Webster exhibited a unique quarter-noble of Henry IV. Roman finds at Barland Quarry, Bishopston, Gower In the summer of two local men, John Edwards and Frank Cross, made a chance discovery in Barland Quarry, Bishopston.

Taking an evening stroll up a newly excavated path to the north of the quarry face, they noticed that oyster and other shells had fallen out from the sides of the path. The four charcoal pits are visible as hollows about 2m in diameter, varying in depth from m to about m.

In each case, charcoal rich soil can be seen close to the pit. Six additional sites where visible charcoal is not accompanied by a discernible hollow may also be the sites of charcoal pits. Early Roman pottery kilns were found at Syresham and Whitfield, adding to the picture of a widespread but small-scale industry at this time.

A report on a group of infant burials from Silverstone Fields Farm is presented in evidence is discussed and set in its regional context.

A report on the excavations () at the Late and Post-Roman site of Cannington in Somerset, on the shores of the Bristol Channel. This comprehensive report includes information on earlier investigations at the site, as well as evidence recovered from earlier periods.

The report opens with a discussion of the topography, geology and nature of the site, followed by the excavation s: 1. A Bronze Age and Early Iron Age landscape at Harlestone Quarry, Northampton. Pita near neighbour of pitalso oval with steep the sides of the pit below the surface clay deposits.

Medieval chess pieces found in Northampton dig. 1 November Image copyright MOLA Image caption The chess pieces were found in a large dump of off-cuts near. Between the 30th September and 19th October OA East conducted the first phase of an archaeological excavation on land off Stirling Way, near Witchford, Ely in advance of a proposed recycling centre.

This work follows on from an archaeological evaluation of the site in (Atkins ). The excavation found some pre-Iron Age prehistoric : Robert Atkins. Fifteen silver coins and one gold coin were found by a father and son on farmland, near Mildenhall, on 12 October last year. A treasure trove inquest in Bury St Edmunds heard they dated to between.

Botley, heaps of de'bris of remain under the surface soil, Roman bricks and tiles still and London clay is found on the surface at no great distance. This firm clay and the passage-bed between it and the Lower Bagshot beds, were probably both used by the Romans in this neighbourhood.

The flanged tiles, which. Image caption As the altar was found face down in a pit, its dedication to the god "Jupiter Optimus Maximus" was intact. Prof Haynes said the group also found. The Ironstone Quarries of the Midlands History Operation and Railways.

Part Three the Northampton Area Part 3 by TONKS Eric and a great selection of related books, art. The low buildings behind the people have not been found recorded on any map, as yet.

Mrs Capell, publican and ironstone foreman's wife. A Blisworth gang, most names are known. Location is Cowhouse Close adjacent to the parish boundary with Gayton.

Date c. Overview. Cumbria was created as a county in from territory of the historic pdf of Cumberland, Westmorland, Pdf North of the Sands and a small part of Yorkshire, but the human history of the area is is a county of contrasts, with its mountainous central region and lakes, fertile coastal plains in the north and gently undulating hills in the south.You may have seen coverage this week about the coin hoard discovered in Reynard’s Kitchen Cave download pdf Dovedale.

At one point it was the 2nd most popular story on the BBC News website!. The hoard consists of 26 coins, mostly Late Iron Age but including three Roman coins which pre .The remains of a Roman ebook, associated kiln and rubbish pit, and a cremation burial ebook were discovered by the Fawkham and Ash Archaeological Group in the Westfield neighbourhood of New Ash Green.

The kiln site, adjacent to a ditch system close to the villa building, was excavated inand was found to date from the late first to early.