Romano-British 'Derbyshire' ware found, c.1955, in a ploughed field at Hopton, near the track sometimes called the Chariot Way. (1)
The Derbyshire ware was scattered all over the field,with a heavy concentration in one area. Prehistoric flints were found in the same field in c. 1955
The indicated area has been variously quarried, tipped or built on. Mr Lomas is dead and the "Chariot Way" is not known locally. (2)
Article in serial: Lomas, J. 1955. 'Derbyshire ware, some casual finds', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 75. p 152.
Personal Observation: F1 BHS 04-MAY-66.
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SK 258 546 (point) (Centre)
HOPTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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