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HER Number:MDV11111
Name:Roman Coin from Bridgewater Place, Seaton

Summary

Roman coin of Valens found in 1865 by workmen digging the foundation of Bridgewater Place.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 245 899
Map Sheet:SY28NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSeaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSEATON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: 449518
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY28NW/17
  • Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division: SY28NW11

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SY28NW11 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV348465.


Pulman, G. P. R., 1865, The Book of the Axe, 843 (Monograph). SDV124122.

A Roman coin was found in November 1865 by workmen digging the foundation of Bridgewater Place close to the road runing out of the main street to Axmouth Harbour. It was much coroded but appeared to be a coin of Valens.


Worth, R. N., 1891, President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon, 81 (Article in Serial). SDV158810.

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Dixon, T. + Turton, S. D., 1995, Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Seaton, East Devon, 4 (Report - non-specific). SDV120095.


Pink, F., 2014-2015, South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment (Interpretation). SDV357736.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV120095Report - non-specific: Dixon, T. + Turton, S. D.. 1995. Archaeological and Historical Appraisal of the Town of Seaton, East Devon. Exeter Archaeology Report. 95.69. A4 Grip Bound. 4.
SDV124122Monograph: Pulman, G. P. R.. 1865. The Book of the Axe. The Book of the Axe. Unknown. 843. [Mapped feature: #2704 ]
SDV158810Article in Serial: Worth, R. N.. 1891. President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 23. A5 Hardback. 81.
SDV348465Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SY28NW11. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV357736Interpretation: Pink, F.. 2014-2015. South Devon Coast Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment Survey Desk-Based Assessment. AC Archaeology Report. Digital.
Linked documents:1

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds

  • FDV2014 - COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2015 4:46PM