Record Details

NHER Number:25755
Type of record:Find Spot
Name:Roman pewter plate


Metal detecting in 1990 recovered the fragmentary remains of most of a Roman pewter plate.

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Grid Reference:TF 65 11
Map Sheet:TF61SE

Full description

April 1990. Metal detecting. In pasture field 45cm (18 inches) deep.
Fragmentary remains of most of a flat pewter plate, distorted, rim diameter about 30 cm. Two shallow turned grooves in centre of upper surface, diameter 15 and 22 mm. Rim is type 1 of Peal's typology, see (S1). Late 3rd to early 4th century?
Identified by D. Gurney (NAU). To be photographed.
A. Rogerson (NAU), 3 May 1990.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PLATE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

<S1>Article in Serial: Peale, C. A.. 1967. Roman pewter plates and dishes.. Proceedings of the Cambridgeshire Antiquarian Society. Vol LX, pp 19-37.

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