Findspot - Roman lead pig

Description of this historic site

Findspot - a lead pig of Roman date was found 700m south west of Shawell, within the Roman town of Tripontium.

Notes about this historic site

1 Lead pig found across the road from Cave’s Inn. This has been loaned to the Rugby Archaeological Society. It is 57.5cm by 15.5cm. It is a typical Roman pig. It probably originates in Derbyshire.
2 Photograph published.

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