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Monument record MDR3054 - Roman cremation urns, west of Holt Lane, Matlock Town

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Full Description

The London Illustrated News for Feb 12 1848 reports that 'Yesterday week, in cutting a railway tunnel at Matlock bridge, three Roman urns were discovered by the workmen; two of them containing a few ashes and burnt bones'. (1, 2) Presumably this is the area immediately south of Matlock Station. (3) SK 295 602. Three Roman urns discovered, 1848, two containing burnt bones and ashes. (3, 4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Illustrated London News 12 No 302 12.2.1848 84.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Haverfield, F. 1905. 'Romano-British Derbyshire', in Victoria County History, Derbyshire, Vol 1. p. 259.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1471. 1471.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p. 119.



Grid reference Centred SK 297 599 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (3)

  • EDR1011
  • EDR1111
  • EDR1424

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Record last edited

Oct 17 2017 3:48PM

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