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HER Number:MDV7850
Name:Roman coin hoard found at Furzeleigh


Record of a coin hoard found at Furzeleigh. No further detail on location.


Grid Reference:SX 745 677
Map Sheet:SX76NW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishAshburton
Ecclesiastical ParishASHBURTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76NW/51

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

Coins of Valerianus, Gallienus, Claudius Gothicus, Postumus, Victorianus the elder: apparently found at Furzeleigh, 1837.

Brailsford, J. W., 1938, Bronze Age Stone Monuments of Dartmoor, 459 (Article in Serial). SDV304210.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1951, SX76NE1 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV347211.

Ordnance Survey card originally records that Worth’s reference is ‘Coin of Claudius and Decius found at Ashburton’. Card states no further information on the site or date of these finds but they are thought to be the same as the hoard found at Furzeleigh.

Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division, 1974, SX76NW25 (Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card). SDV295688.

Roman coin hoard at Furzeleigh. One of the only two hoards found on Dartmoor; the other was from Belstone. The Ordnance Survey state that this find (published by Brailsford in Antiquity 12, 1938) was made in fact at Furseley, Bovey Tracey.

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

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. 77.
SDV295688Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1974. SX76NW25. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.
SDV304210Article in Serial: Brailsford, J. W.. 1938. Bronze Age Stone Monuments of Dartmoor. Antiquity. 12. 459.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105362 ]
SDV347211Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card: Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division. 1951. SX76NE1. Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Card. Card Index.

Associated Monuments

MDV80006Related to: Agricultural buildings, Furzeleigh Farm, Ashburton (Building)
MDV7845Related to: Furzeleigh Farmhouse, Ashburton (Building)
MDV77079Related to: Furzeleigh, Ashburton (Monument)

Associated Finds

  • FDV3306 - COIN HOARD (I to Unknown - 43 AD)

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 25 2011 12:23PM