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Monument details

HER Number:TR 26 NW 10
Type of record:Monument
Name:Mid 2nd century cremations

Summary

Mid 2nd century cremations


Grid Reference:TR 2033 6530
Map Sheet:TR26NW
Parish:HOATH, CANTERBURY, KENT

Monument Types

  • CREMATION (CREMATION, Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Full description

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[TR 20336530] Roman Cremations found [NAT] (1) Five mid-2nd century A.D. cremation burials, were found about 1923 in a gravel pit on a hill top, Millbank, to the west of the Canterburyroad at Ford. (2) On exhibition in Herne Bay Museum is a selection of pottery from Millbank including Samian ware, platters, urns, ring-necked jar etc. Also on exhibition is a small burial urn, three and a half inches high, from Highstead (a) and probably from this cemetery. The gravel pit has been long disused and no further finds are reportedfrom the area. (3)


<1> OS Card / NAR index entry, OS 6" 1961 (Unpublished document). SKE6461.


<2> OS Card / NAR index entry, Ant J 4 1924 24 (Unpublished document). SKE6461.


<3> OS Card / NAR index entry, VCH Kent 3 1932 154 (RF Jessup and MV Taylor) (Unpublished document). SKE6461.


<4> OS Card / NAR index entry, Display Card Herne Bay Mus (Unpublished document). SKE6461.


<5> OS Card / NAR index entry, F1 ASP 05.12.63 (Unpublished document). SKE6461.


<6> Field report for monument TR 26 NW 10 - December, 1963 (Bibliographic reference). SKE5845.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>Unpublished document: OS Card / NAR index entry. OS 6" 1961.
<2>Unpublished document: OS Card / NAR index entry. Ant J 4 1924 24.
<3>Unpublished document: OS Card / NAR index entry. VCH Kent 3 1932 154 (RF Jessup and MV Taylor).
<4>Unpublished document: OS Card / NAR index entry. Display Card Herne Bay Mus.
<5>Unpublished document: OS Card / NAR index entry. F1 ASP 05.12.63.
<6>Bibliographic reference: Field report for monument TR 26 NW 10 - December, 1963.
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