Record Details

NHER Number:25060
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Roman settlement

Summary

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

Location

Grid Reference:TL 5292 9946
Map Sheet:TL59NW
Parish:NORDELPH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

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

Monument Types

  • WATERCOURSE (Unknown date)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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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