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HER Number:MDV10059
Name:Thorns Cross Farm, Roman Coins


Roman coins found at The Thorns in 19C


Grid Reference:SX 900 808
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishChudleigh
Ecclesiastical ParishCHUDLEIGH

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX98SW/7/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SX98SW6 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV310392.

Shortt, W. T. P., 1841, Collectanea Curiosa Antiqua Dumnonia, Exeter (Monograph). SDV310391.

Roman coins including denarius of Antoninus found by Mr Collyns, surgeon of Kenton, probably in the early 19th century.

Worth, R. N., 1879, 1st Report of the Barrow Committee, 154 (Article in Serial). SDV310390.

Roman coins found at The Thorns, where a way branches off to Kenton from the turnpike road to Newton. Roman coins found here in a heap of flints taken from a tumulus for road repairing. Denarius of Antoninus and several other coins of silver and copper were recovered.

Grinsell, L. V., 1981, Untitled Source, 31 (Article in Serial). SDV310395.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV310390Article in Serial: Worth, R. N.. 1879. 1st Report of the Barrow Committee. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 11. A5 Hardback. 154.
SDV310391Monograph: Shortt, W. T. P.. 1841. Collectanea Curiosa Antiqua Dumnonia, Exeter. Collectanea Curiosa Antiqua Dumnonia, Exeter. Unknown.
SDV310392Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SX98SW6. SX98SW.
SDV310395Article in Serial: Grinsell, L. V.. 1981. Proceedings of the Devon Archaeological Society. 41. 31.

Associated Monuments

MDV9287Related to: Barrow south-west of Thorns Cross Farm, Chudleigh (Monument)
MDV10058Related to: Thorns Cross Farm, Two Barrows (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV4781 - COIN (I to Unknown - 43 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Mar 22 2012 12:00AM