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Beacon Barrow

Hob Uid: 202989
Location :
Bath And North East Somerset
Bath And North East Somerset
Hinton Charterhouse
Grid Ref : ST7709059200
Summary : A round barrow, Roman coins were recovered during tree planting.
More information : [ST 7709 5920] Tumulus [G.T.] (1)

This barrow, 74 yds. in circumference and 4-5 ft. high is an
O.S. trig. station and has been hollowed to ground level. There are four conifers in the hollow. Skinner calls it "Beacon Barrow". Three Roman coins of Gallienus, Probus and Constantine were found when firs were planted on the barrow, they were shown to Skinner by Capt. Symonds. (2)

Scheduled. (3)

A ditchless barrow 1.2m high hollowed in the centre to a depth
of 1.0m. No ground evidence could be found to suggest that this was a beacon.

Surveyed at 1/2500. (4)

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Source Number : 1
Source : Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Source details : OS 6" (prov) 1961
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : MS Notes (A.T. Wicks) (Trs. Wells Museum)
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Source Number : 2a
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Skinner Ms (In B.M.) c. 1820
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Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : A.Ms England and Wales 1961, 81 (M.P.B.W.)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 JP 11-AUG-64
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Bronze Age
Display Date : Bronze Age
Monument End Date : -700
Monument Start Date : -2600
Monument Type : Round Barrow
Evidence :
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Findspot
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Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : COIN
Object Material :

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : AV 43
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : BA 43
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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : ST 75 NE 10
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : BARROW, (HINTON CHARTERHOUSE 3)
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1828-01-01
End Date : 1828-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON ST 75 NE 10
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1964-08-11
End Date : 1964-08-11