Record Details

NHER Number:648
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman copper alloy lamp, St Augustine's Gate


A Roman copper alloy lamp was found in about 1760.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 22790 09619
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

In or before 1760.
Bronze lamp like a frog or human foot.
In (S1): '11th December 1760. At Antiquaries Society Mr. Baker showed Roman lamp in form of foot by Austin Gate Norwich and thereabouts many more Roman antiquities are found'.
See (S1) and (S2).
R.R. Clarke (NCM).

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • LAMP (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Serial: Stukeley. Diaries.. Vol III. p 31.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S1>Publication: Gough's Camden. II. p 188.
<S2>Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 319.

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26160Part of: Site of St Augustine's Gate (Monument)

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