Find Spot record MDR2235 - Roman coins, south-east of Peak Cavern, Castleton

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Roman coins, one gold, found c.1820 at Castleton between the Castle and Peak Cavern. "After much heavy rain a quantity of earth and rubble gave way a little below the Keep; it fell down the rock over Peak Cavern". (1) The coins were found within this earth and rubble pile. (2,3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Moore, H. 1820. Picturesque Excursions in The High Peak. p 91.
  • <2> Correspondence: Preston, F L. 1956. Correspondence.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 0590.



Grid reference Centred SK 1490 8257 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Jan 11 2016 12:13PM

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