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Monument Number 306575

Hob Uid: 306575
Location :
Staffordshire
Lichfield
Lichfield
Grid Ref : SK1150009600
Summary : Roman pottery and human bones were found during construction of a well in a malthouse on the causeway over the Minister Pool in 1802.
More information : (SK 115096) In the 19th century there was a malt-house
on the causeway over the Minister Pool between Bird Street
and Bacon St.

In digging a well within this malt-house in August 1802, "a
Roman cyathus, or small earthen goblet, containing nearly a quart,
English, was found about twelve feet under the surface of the
ground, and many human bones in a decayed state, were discovered
near it". (1)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Harwood T. 1806. History and Antiquities of Lichfield, 511
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Human Remains
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Human Remains
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 10 NW 21
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