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Monument record MDR3895 - Bole Hill, Two Inurned Cremations

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Full Description

An urn surrounded with stones and containing ashes and two copper Roman coins, one a Maximillan (284-305, 305-8) found c1820, near the Bole Hill, Eyam. The urn was destroyed. (1) Another urn, richly decorated, was found in c1800 within a few yards of this during the making of the Occupation Road. It contained nothing but ashes. (2) Occupation Road extends from SK 22287710 to 21007773 (3) Although Roman coins were found, it is suggested by Marsden that the urns may be Anglian in date.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Wood, W. 1842. History and Antiquities of Eyam.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Haverfield, F. 1905. Victoria County History. Volume 1.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 BHS 18-NOV-65.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 2811. 2811.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 0923. 0923.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire.
  • <7> Index: OS. SK 27 NW 7. SK 27 NW 7.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Bateman, T. 1848. Vestiges of the Antiquities of Derbyshire. p114.



Grid reference Centred SK 216 774 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)

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  • EDR1226

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Record last edited

Jan 17 2000 12:00AM

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