Roman coins including third brass, of Gallienus, Postumus, Tetricus, Claudius Gothicus, have been discovered upon Oker Hill, near Darley-in-the-Dale; also many other antiquities, 'both of British and Roman origin'. In 1846 a pig of lead 'of the Roman shape' was dug up near some ancient mineral works on the hill. (1)
Lead pig found in 1846 'near some ancinet mineral works' and of 'Roman shape'. No details known. Roman coins and 'other antiquities, both of British and Roman origin' were found nearby. (2)
Personal Observation: F1 FDC 14-FEB-66.
Article in serial: Barnatt, J. 1999. 'Prehistoric and Roman mining in the Peak District- present knowledge and future research', Mining History: The Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society.
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SOUTH DARLEY, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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