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R G S Anderson

Roman brooch, Luce Sands

Period:
Roman Period
Description:

A small and very corroded Roman brooch.  It was found on Luce Sands and once formed part of Reverend Anderson's collection of local antiquities.

 

A number of Roman objects have been found on Luce Sands including two coin hoards and a cremation burial.  Luce Sands may have been a beach market for traders and merchants based on the Cumbrian - Roman - side of the Solway.

Place of Discovery:
Luce Sands
Materials/Media:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Length: 45mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1945.295
Digital Number:
SMAH 009
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council