Record Details

NHER Number:31197
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman road

Summary

An earthwork of a causeway with flanking ditches can be seen. This could be a continuation of the Roman road NHER 3697.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 865 126
Map Sheet:TF81SE
Parish:LITTLE DUNHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

1995.
Approximately 140m of north to south low (0.2m) causeway with flanking ditches (0.1m) for approximately 40m of central length ridge 4m wide with 2.2m on either side to outer edge of ditch. Possible line of Roman Road NHER 3697 which presently 'ends' approximately 600m to south, although orientation not exact.
See (S1).
B. Cushion (NLA), March 1995.

26 June 1996. NLA air photography.
Slight earthwork of possible Roman road visible almost parallel with field boundary.
S. Massey (NLA), 24 September 2001.

Monument Types

  • CAUSEWAY (Unknown date)
  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 8612K - L.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Report: Cushion, B.. Earthwork survey.

Related records

3697Related to: Roman Road from North Pickenham to Toftrees (Monument)

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