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Name:Stone sarcophagus found south west of Braceborough
HER Number:MLI34009
Type of record:Monument

Summary

Stone sarcophagus found south west of Braceborough

Grid Reference:TF 065 122
Map Sheet:TF01SE
Parish:BRACEBOROUGH AND WILSTHORPE, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

34009
A BARNACK STONE SARCOPHAGUS UNCOVERED DURING THE EXCAVATION OF A DRAINAGE DITCH IN THE SUMMER OF 1981. THE COFFIN CONTAINED A MALE SKELETON WITH 2 GLASS VESSELS AND A NENE VALLEY COLOUR COATED DISH DATED TO THE 4TH CENTURY. {1}{2}


<1> SMR FILE, - LEE F (Index). SLI2922.

<2> HURLEY T, 1991, SOUTH KESTEVEN RECORDS, SK 13.04,1991, HURLEY T (Index). SLI2209.

Monument Types

  • BURIAL (Roman - 300 AD to 399 AD)

Associated Finds

  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COFFIN (Roman - 300 AD to 399 AD)
  • DISH (Roman - 300 AD to 400 AD)

Associated Events

  • Field obs during excavation of ditch

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: SMR FILE. BRACEBOROUGH AND WILSTHORPE. - LEE F.
<2>Index: HURLEY T. 1991. SOUTH KESTEVEN RECORDS. BRACEBOROUGH. SK 13.04,1991, HURLEY T.