Beverstone

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1976

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'Beverstone', Ancient and Historical Monuments in the County of Gloucester: Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds (1976), pp. 13. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=129241 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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BEVERSTONE

(11 miles s.w. of Cirencester)

An uninscribed gold coin of 'British Q' type is recorded from the parish. (fn. 1)

On Nesley Farm (ST 854925), ploughing c. 1846 revealed an inscribed gabled tombstone. (fn. 2) Another tombstone of which no description survives is said to have been found near by. (fn. 3) An inscribed tombstone found on Bowldown Farm to the W. is noted under Westonbirt with Lasborough. Other finds from the parish include two fibulae from Chavenage (about ST 870955), one of them with an enamelled bird figure. (fn. 4)

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1 Now lost. D. F. Allen in IASB, 200.
2 In the Corinium Museum. RIB, I, No. 136.
3 TBGAS, XI (1886–7), 336.
4 In the Ashmolean Museum (Sir John Evans Collection).


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