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Monument details

HER Number:TR 15 SE 7
Type of record:Monument
Name:Romano-British burials (4th c), Bridge Hill


Romano-British burials (4th c) found in c.1833 on Bridge Hill.

Grid Reference:TR 1853 5396
Map Sheet:TR15SE

Monument Types

Associated Finds

  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Full description

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[TR 18595388] Romano-British urns and other vessels, (some in Liverpool Museum) with skeletons and fragments of weapons, were found c.1833 about half-way up Bridge Hill during alterations to the Canterbury - Dover road. Three more burials under the pavement on the north side of the road were found with 4th c. pottery in 1956. (1-3) The 1956 burials were found when a G.P.O. cable was laid at the S junction of Beech Hill and Bridge Hill at TR 18535396: the pottery which included two 4th c. jugs, has been retained by Mr. Jenkins. (4)

<1> Arch J 1 1845 279 (OS Card Reference). SKE36522.

<2> VCH Kent 3 1932 148 (RF Jessup and MV Taylor) (OS Card Reference). SKE51037.

<3> Arch Cant 70 1956 248 (F Jenkins) (OS Card Reference). SKE35471.

<4> Mr F Jenkins Hon Corr (OS Card Reference). SKE47380.

<5> F1 FGA 22.01.65 (OS Card Reference). SKE42956.

<6> Field report for monument TR 15 SE 7 - January, 1965 (Bibliographic reference). SKE5475.

Sources and further reading

Cross-ref. Source description
<1>OS Card Reference: Arch J 1 1845 279.
<2>OS Card Reference: VCH Kent 3 1932 148 (RF Jessup and MV Taylor).
<3>OS Card Reference: Arch Cant 70 1956 248 (F Jenkins).
<4>OS Card Reference: Mr F Jenkins Hon Corr.
<5>OS Card Reference: F1 FGA 22.01.65.
<6>Bibliographic reference: Field report for monument TR 15 SE 7 - January, 1965.