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Monument Number 379261

Hob Uid: 379261
Location :
Suffolk
St. Edmundsbury
Clare
Grid Ref : TL7853045450
Summary : Roman cremation burials were unearthed during construction of a road in 1864.
More information : (TL 78534545) Roman Urns found AD 1864 (NAT). (1)

A "quantity" of Roman urns, full of bones and ashes, were
discovered by workmen constructing a road about 1 mile from
Clare in 1864. They were discovered at a depth of circa 1
1/2ft, and seven or eight of the urns were found within the
space of a few yards. Near where they were discovered is a plot
of land called the 'Dane pits'. (2)

No further information. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Annotated Record Map
Source details : OS 6" 1905
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Source : The Victoria history of the county of Suffolk, volume one
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 AC 09-OCT-50
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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

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : CREMATION, URN
Object Material :

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 74 NE 14
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON TL 74 NE 14
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1950-10-09
End Date : 1950-10-09