|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Site of Roman settlement|
Fieldwalking has recovered fragments of Roman pottery, suggesting that this is the site of a Roman settlement, one of a number of similar sites identified along the course of the Fen Causeway Roman road (NHER 2796).
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TL 5292 9946|
|Parish:||NORDELPH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
January 1989. On north side of fen causeway roddon. Area 20m east to west x 10m north to south. Conditions: good, well-weathered ploughsoil. Patches of grey ashy soil.
Small concentration of pottery with a single fragment of bone noted. Small and sparse concentration of pottery with a single fragment of bone. Patches of grey ashey soil on north side of fen causeway roddon.
R. Silvester (NAU), 2 January 1989.
For full details of wares, flint types etc see (S1).
(S2) records this as the site of a Roman settlement, one of a number of similar sites identified along the course of the Fen Causeway Roman road (NHER 2967).
See (S2) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 2 August 2006
- WATERCOURSE (Unknown date)
- SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
- POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||*Fieldwork: Fenland Survey. NDH 12. FENS. |
|<S1>||Archive: Fenland Folders. |
|<S2>||Monograph: Silvester, R. J. 1991. The Fenland Project, Number 4: The Wissey Embayment and the Fen Causeway, Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 52. p 109. |
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