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HER Number:MDV11215
Name:Roman Coins from St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Axminster

Summary

Two Roman coins found in the churchyard at St Mary the Virgin Parish Church in Axminster.

Location

Grid Reference:SY 296 984
Map Sheet:SY29NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishAxminster
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishAXMINSTER

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Monuments Record: SY29NE12
  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29NE/7/4
  • Pastscape: 449552

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Davidson, J. B., 1833, British and Roman Remains in the Vicinity of Axminster, 88 (Monograph). SDV131303.

Parish Church, Axminster. Brass coin of Claudius Gothicus found in the churchyard in 1830. Also Claudius II (AD268-270) found in the churchyard in 1909.


Worth, R. N., 1891, President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon, 77 (Article in Serial). SDV158810.


Fox, A., 1956, Twenty-Third Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon, 218 (Article in Serial). SDV112512.


Weddell, P. J., 1991, Archaeological Appraisal of Potential Development Areas in Axminster and its Environs, 12 (Report - Assessment). SDV99927.


Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N., 2006, Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster., 3 (Report - Assessment). SDV340798.

Other details: Site 10.


National Monuments Record, 2011, 449552 (National Monuments Record Database). SDV131304.

Coins of Claudius Gothicus and Claudius II found in Axminster churchyard in 1830 and 1909 respectively. Other details: SY29NE12. Record last updated: N/A.


Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.


Historic England, 2015-2016, NRHE to HER prototype, 445432 (Website). SDV359652.

Summary description
Coins of Claudius Gothicus and Claudius II found in Axminster churchyard in 1830 and 1909 respectively

Full description
(SY29659849) A brass coin of Claudius Gothicus
was found 2 ft. down in Axminster churchyard (SY 29659849) in
1830. (1). Axminster: Claudius II Ad 268-70 (M and S.55).
Found in churchyard 1909. Now in Exeter Museum (2).
No further information obtained by local enquiry. (3)

Sources
1 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION Davidson (1833) British & Roman Remains in the Vicinity of Axminster p88
2 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology sites Register
3 Field Investigators Comments F1 JWS 18-NOV-75

Monument types, periods and evidence
FINDSPOT Roman 43 ROMAN 410 ROMAN FIND

Related monuments
None recorded

Related events
is related to 449553 Field observation on SY 29 NE 12 Field Observation (Visual Assessment)

Related archives/objects
None recorded

Actors
Compiler JOHN WILLIAM STONE HE NRHE Monument Inventory 18-11-1975 18-11-1975


Metadata
When created: prior to 01-APR-1999
Created by prior to 01-APR-1999 Inventory

Sources / Further Reading

SDV112512Article in Serial: Fox, A.. 1956. Twenty-Third Report on the Archaeology and Early History of Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 88. A5 Hardback. 218.
SDV131303Monograph: Davidson, J. B.. 1833. British and Roman Remains in the Vicinity of Axminster. British and Roman Remains in the Vicinity of Axminster. Unknown. 88.
SDV131304National Monuments Record Database: National Monuments Record. 2011. 449552. National Monuments Record Database. Website.
SDV158810Article in Serial: Worth, R. N.. 1891. President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 23. A5 Hardback. 77.
SDV340798Report - Assessment: Neophytou, M. + Goodwin, N.. 2006. Archaeological Assessment of the Former Cattle Market Site, Axminster.. Exeter Archaeology Report. 06.71. A4 Stapled + Digital. 3.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #71594 ]
SDV359652Website: Historic England. 2015-2016. NRHE to HER prototype. https://nrhe-to-her.esdm.co.uk/home. Website. 445432.
SDV99927Report - Assessment: Weddell, P. J.. 1991. Archaeological Appraisal of Potential Development Areas in Axminster and its Environs. Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Report. 91.14. A4 Stapled + Digital. 12.

Associated Monuments

MDV11211Related to: St Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Axminster. (Building)

Associated Finds

  • FDV439 - COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV2177 - Archaeological Appraisal of Potential Development Areas in Axminster and its Environs.
  • EDV4412 - Assessment of Former Cattle Market, Axminster

Date Last Edited:Jul 27 2016 11:41AM