Monument record MDR576 - Stone Coffin and Roman coin, Brookfield, Dinting

Type and Period (1)

  • (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

'In 1841, Messrs. Shepley, of Brookfield, had occasion to make a "race", "goyt", or "cut" as it is variously locally called, in connection with their mill dam, and discovered a stone coffin within a hundred yards to the east of the station [Melandra]. Amongst the debris was also a coin of Domitian, who was Emperor of Rome 81-96.' (1)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Article in serial: Hamnet, R. 1899. 'Melandra Castle, Derbyshire', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 21, pp 10-19.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Marsden, B. 1977. The Burial Mounds of Derbyshire. p116.



Grid reference SK 011 951 (point) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3626
  • EDR3566

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Record last edited

Nov 22 2017 4:53PM

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