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|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|
|Parish:||BRIDGE, CANTERBURY, KENT|
- VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
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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
|<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. |