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Record details

BCC record ID:0145001000
Type of record:Monument
Summary:Roman metalwork found digging Shardeloes Lake in the eighteenth century
Grid Reference:SU 94300 98000
Parish:

AMERSHAM, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire

Monument type(s)

Associated finds

  • COIN HOARD (1) (3rd Century - 200 AD to 299 AD)

Public access information

Is the site accessible to the public?No
Is the site visible from a public viewpoint?Unclassified

Full description

SAID TO BE HOARD OF CARAUSIUS (286-293 AD), A GREAT NUMBER OF COINS FOUND BY WORKMEN IN 1751. MOST PASSED INTO HANDS OF OWNER, MR DRAKE & SUBSEQUENTLY ALL LOST, NO RECORD POST 1753 (B1).
HOARD PRESUMABLY HAS SOME RELATION TO VILLA (CASS 01450) & SETTLEMENT AT MANTLES GREEN MEADOW (CASS 00292)(B3).

Sources and further reading

---Article in serial: P A Yeoman and I J Stewart. 1992. 'A ROMANO-BRITISH VILLA ESTATE AT MANTLES GREEN, AMERSHAM', IN RECS OF BUCKS 34. Vol 34.
<1>Bibliographic reference: SURTEES SOCIETY LETTER FROM J COLLINS TO REV DR STUKELEY 30 SEPT 1753 IN SURTEESSOCIETY76P9"CITINGBO.
<2>Bibliographic reference: STRUTH P (OXFORD IN-SERVICE STUDENT) MAY 1992 FIELD VISIT (SEE REPORT, FILED).

Associated excavations and fieldwork

  • EBC12768:

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