Find Spot record MDR2776 - Roman pottery sherds, Mercaston Lane, Mercaston

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SK 2784 4206. Three fragments of pottery, picked up here 'during the war' were identified as Roman by J E Bartlett of Sheffield City Museum. They consist of two handle sherds from a large amphora, and part of the vessel wall where the handle sprang from. Now [in 1955] in the possession of Miss M Lowe of Hathersage. (1) The pottery was found by Miss Lowe, then a land girl, in the field indicated above. There was no further information available in 1966. (2)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Corr. 6" (F.W. Munslow, 21.9.55)..
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 21-JUL-66.

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Grid reference SK 2784 4206 (point) (Centre)
Civil Parish MERCASTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Feb 28 2011 10:30AM

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