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HER Number:MDV66266
Name:Roman Coins from Seaton Down House


A small collection of silver Roman coins was found at Seaton Down House in the earlier 20th century.


Grid Reference:SY 237 908
Map Sheet:SY29SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSeaton
DistrictEast Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSEATON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SY29SW/161/12

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1930 - 1939, Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map (Cartographic). SDV336668.

Gosney, E., 1984, Untitled Source (Correspondence). SDV346387.

A small collection of silver Roman coins were recovered from the property 'Seaton Down House' which was built on a field known as 'Loman's Boswell' in 1912. In 1922 the property owner found a Roman well and a tesselated pavement. The coins have since been lost.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336668Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1930 - 1939. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Fourth Edition Ordnance Survey 25 inch Map. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #98066 ]
SDV346387Correspondence: Gosney, E.. 1984. Letter to Mr. Shiel (DAS). Letter + Digital.

Associated Monuments

MDV14400Part of: Honeyditches Multiphase Settlement, Seaton (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV2372 - COIN (I to Unknown - 43 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 30 2013 11:30AM