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Monument Number 966486

Hob Uid: 966486
Location :
Greater London Authority
Tower Hamlets
Non Civil Parish
Grid Ref : TQ3400081000
Summary : A Roman inscribed tombstone was found in Goodman's Field in 1787.
More information : (TQ 3481. Roman inscribed stone sited from Auth 1 plate 55 and OS 10000 1979).

A small inscribed slab 15 inches by 12 inches was found in 1787 in Goodman's Field and is now at Burlington House, Soc of Antiquities. It reads:

"D(is) M(anilius) Fl(avius) Agricola, mil(es) leg(ionis) VI vict(ricis), v(ixit) an(nos) XLII d(ies) X; Albina Faustina Coniugi inconparabili f(aciendum) c(urosit)".

("In memory of Flavious Agricala, private of the Sixth Victorius Legion, aged 42 years and 10 days; erected by Albina Faustina to her matchless husband"). (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : An inventory of the historical monuments in London. Vol. III: Roman London
Source details :
Page(s) : 191
Figs. : 73
Plates :
Vol(s) : 1928

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Inscribed Stone, Tombstone
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TQ 38 SW 1174
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