Roman Cist Burials in Gorsley Wood


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Cinerary Urn

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English Heritage

County Council

Kent County Council

District Council

Canterbury City Council



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Grid Reference

OR171171 (617098, 152014)

WGS84 Coordinates

51.2254, 1.10962

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Three Roman barrows surrounded by an enclosing bank which is still visible. Excavation in 1882-3 found the barrows covered stone built cists containing cremations. Roman cinerary urns, probably containing secondary burials were also present. Scheduled.

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