Element record L4645 - ROMAN FINDS FROM ASKHAM


BURIAL (Roman); COIN HOARD (Roman)


Grid reference SK 73100 74899 (point)
Map sheet SK77SW
District Bassetlaw
Civil Parish Askham, Bassetlaw


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

An urn containing bones and some silver and copper coins was found in 1850 by Mr I Smith Woolley in a cutting of the Great Northern Railway at Askham. 14 silver coins from the hoard were exhibited at the Society of Antiquaries, ranging from Julius Caesar (49 BC) to Domitian (96 AD). (1)
No trace on ground, probably a burial. (3)
No field action. (4)
(Railway cutting at above grid ref.)

<1> VCH, 1910, Notts, p 23 (Published document). SNT1384.

<2> Society of Antiquaries, 185?, PSA - 1st Series, p 100 (Serial). SNT293.

<3> Notts Gaz Comm, Thoroton Gazetteer (Index). SNT957.

<4> Harper FR, 1961, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT747.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Published document: VCH. 1910. Notts. 2. p 23.
  • <2> Serial: Society of Antiquaries. 185?. PSA - 1st Series. 2. p 100.
  • <3> Index: Notts Gaz Comm. Thoroton Gazetteer.
  • <4> Personal comment: Harper FR. 1961. Pers Comm.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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