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Findspot, Brooch (Roman), Intaglio (Roman), Samian (Pottery)(Roman), Spearhead (Iron)(Roman)

Site Name Newstead

Classification Findspot, Brooch (Roman), Intaglio (Roman), Samian (Pottery)(Roman), Spearhead (Iron)(Roman)

Canmore ID 157619

Site Number NT53SE 20.16

NGR NT 571 343

NGR Description Centred on NT 571 343

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Scottish Borders, The
  • Parish Melrose
  • Former Region Borders
  • Former District Ettrick And Lauderdale
  • Former County Roxburghshire

Archaeology Notes

NT53SE 20.16 centred on NT 571 343

NT 571 343 (centre) The Roman intaglio of a satyr and dog (Henig no. 171), formerly in private possession, has been reported for Treasure Trove (TT 85/98) and allocated to NMS (FRA 4421).

An enamelled dragonesque brooch (NT 571 343; by S gate), iron spearhead (NT 569 342; S annexe) and samian base (NT 571 345; fort area) were found casually on the site. The samian bears a graffito 'PRIM...'. The finds were claimed as Treasure Trove (TT 149/98, 19/99) and allocated to NMS.

F Hunter 1999


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