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Find Spot record MDR2338 - Roman cremation urns, Brough, Brough and Shatton

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'There is said to be a Roman Station, at a small village in Derbyshire, near Hope, called Brough … and in 1847 was found, near the beck or river side, two Roman urns, with inscriptions on them, very legible. Mr Seward, Rector of Eyam, bought them both of Robert Marshall, of Brough, who found them. (1) Late 19th century Ordnance Survey maps mark the site, annotated 'Urns etc found'. (2, 3) A Derbyshire ware jar, type A, was found at the lead works at Brough, containing burnt bones and human teeth. It is now in Derby Museum. (4) No further information was recorded regarding these finds. Derbyshire ware is late 2nd century onwards. (5)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1861. Ten Years' Diggings in Celtic and Saxon Grave Hills. pp 251-252.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Article in serial: Kay, S. 1962. 'The Romano-British pottery kilns at Hazelwood and Holbrook, Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 82, pp 21-42.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: F1 BHS 21-SEP-65.
  • <6> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 0505.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p118.



Grid reference SK 1815 8242 (point) (Centre)

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Apr 21 2015 2:54PM

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