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Monument Number 307078

Hob Uid: 307078
Location :
Staffordshire
Lichfield
Curborough and Elmhurst
Grid Ref : SK1100011000
Summary : In the early 19th century human remains, Roman pottery, including part of an inscribed mortarium; undated weapons, horseshoes and a stone bowl and ball were found.
More information : In a meadow adjoining CHRISTIAN FIELDS,
known by the name of the TOAD'S HOLE PIECE, have been recently
found a considerable quantity of human bones, various pieces
of earthenware, some of which are Roman, a stone bowl or dish
perhaps used for grinding corn, a stone ball, fragments of weapons
including the head of a pike or halberd and several horseshoes
pierced for nails at the top as well as the sides. The objects
were discovered nearly four feet below the surface in a peaty
soil, amongst and covered by great quantities of roots and
decaying branches.
[Illustration shows parts of an inscribed mortarium, a dish and
jar and the 'halberd'.] (1)

The finds were made in 1804, 1811 and 1816. Toad's Hole piece is
near Pores Mill. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : A short account of the ancient and modern state of the City and Close of Lichfield 1819 p4 (Dean Woodhouse)
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Trans Lichfield and South Staffordshire Archaeol Hist Soc 4 1962-3 pp37-38, 45 (J T Gould)
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Uncertain
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Monument Type : Human Remains, Findspot
Evidence : Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : MORTAR (VESSEL), VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery
Period : Uncertain
Component Monument Type : Human Remains, Findspot
Object Type : HALBERD, HORSESHOE, BOWL, BALL (RITUAL)
Object Material : Stone

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 11 SW 8
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