HeritageGateway - Home
Site Map
Text size: A A A
You are here: Home > > > > Lincolnshire HER Result
Lincolnshire HERPrintable version | About Lincolnshire HER | Visit Lincolnshire HER online...

Name:Roman Coins, Tennyson Gardens, Horncastle
HER Number:42740
Type of record:Monument

Summary

3rd and 4th century Roman coins, found on land off Tennyson Gardens, Horncastle.

Grid Reference:TF 263 687
Map Sheet:TF26NE
Parish:HORNCASTLE, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

Fifteen Roman coins of the 3rd to 4th centuries were found in the 1960s, on land to the south of Tennyson Gardens. The collection may represent the remains of a hoard, and included coins of Claudius II, Diocletian, House of Constantine and Valens. Roman pottery was also found. {1}


<1> Field, F.N. and Hurst, Henry, 1983, 'Roman Horncastle' in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, vol.18, p.78 (Article in Serial). SLI700.

Monument Types

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Roman - 200 AD to 399 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SHERD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • COIN (Roman - 200 AD to 399 AD)

Sources and further reading

<1>Article in Serial: Field, F.N. and Hurst, Henry. 1983. 'Roman Horncastle' in Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. vol.18, p.78.