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HER Number:MDV1590
Name:Roman Coin Hoard, Little Gornhay Farm, Tiverton

Summary

Roman coin hoard found at Little Gornhay Farm in 1845.

Location

Grid Reference:SS 974 138
Map Sheet:SS91SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishTiverton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishTIVERTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS91SE/37

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FINDSPOT (II to III - 101 AD to 300 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, SS91SE15 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV339407.


Unknown, 1846, Untitled Source, 140 (Article in Serial). SDV339408.


Worth, R. N., 1891, President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon, 81-99 (Article in Serial). SDV158810.

Several hundred Roman coins dug up in 1845 in the orchard on Little Gornhay Farm, near the Portway, a branch of the Roman road from Taunton to Exeter. Likely to be a genuine deposit of the early second century AD. They are the first Roman objects to be recorded from Tiverton.


Balkwill, C. J., 1976, North Devon Link Road (Report - Survey). SDV51639.


Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Land at Tumbling Fields, Tiverton, 1 (Report - Assessment). SDV338875.


Collings, A. G., 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Centralised Offices at Phoenix Lane, Tiverton, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV336255.

Early 3rd century Roman coins terminating with issues of Servus unearthed in an orchard at Gornhay Farm in an earthernware pot.


Exeter Archaeology, 2001, Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development at Cowley Moor, Tiverton, 2 (Report - Assessment). SDV350629.


Hunter, J., 2005, Old Blundell's Garage, Tiverton, 7 (Report - Assessment). SDV339400.


Valentin, J., 2009, Tiverton Eastern Urban Expansion Area. Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment and Evaluation, 4, App.1 A50 (Report - Assessment). SDV345204.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV158810Article in Serial: Worth, R. N.. 1891. President's Address: Localities of Roman Remains in Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 23. A5 Hardback. 81-99.
SDV336255Report - Assessment: Collings, A. G.. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Centralised Offices at Phoenix Lane, Tiverton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.18. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV338875Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Land at Tumbling Fields, Tiverton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.42. A4 Stapled + Digital. 1.
SDV339400Report - Assessment: Hunter, J.. 2005. Old Blundell's Garage, Tiverton. CgMs Consulting Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 7.
SDV339407Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. SS91SE15. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV339408Article in Serial: Unknown. 1846. Journal of the British Archaeological Association. 1. Unknown. 140.
SDV345204Report - Assessment: Valentin, J.. 2009. Tiverton Eastern Urban Expansion Area. Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment and Evaluation. AC Archaeology Report. ACD30/2/1. A4 Stapled + Digital. 4, App.1 A50.
SDV350629Report - Assessment: Exeter Archaeology. 2001. Archaeological Assessment of Proposed Development at Cowley Moor, Tiverton. Exeter Archaeology Report. 01.71. A4 Stapled + Digital. 2.
SDV51639Report - Survey: Balkwill, C. J.. 1976. North Devon Link Road. Devon Committee for Rescue Archaeology Rural Survey. 8. Unknown.

Associated Monuments

MDV62394Related to: FINDSPOT in the Parish of Tiverton (Find Spot)
MDV1380Related to: Roman Coins from Castle Street, Tiverton (Find Spot)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3061 - HOARD (II to Unknown - 101 AD)

Associated Events

  • EDV4290 - Old Blundell's Garage
  • EDV4893 - Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Assessment, Tiverton

Date Last Edited:Jun 28 2018 3:24PM