Record Details

NHER Number:39671
Type of record:Monument
Name:Roman settlement, Long Stratton A140 Bypass

Summary

Two sites were investigated during an archaelogical evaluation carried out by the NAU in advance of the construction of a new bypass. The evaluation revealed the site of a Roman settlement, NHER 44502, and medieval features, NHER 44503.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TM 2006 9197
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

September-October 2003. First phase of NAU evaluation. From context 1.
This evaluation covers two separate sites, a 2nd to 4th century Romano-British roadsite settlement (NHER 44502) and an 11th to 14th century medieval site (NHER 44503).
See (S1) and NHER 44502 and NHER 44503 for further details.
See also (S5).
A. Cattermole, 27 March 2007.

October/November 2003. Metal detecting.
Roman furniture fitting.
See description in file.
S. Ashley (NLA), 15 June 2003.

January 2004. NAU evaluation. Contexts 210-213 used.
See NHER 44502 and NHER 44503 for site specific details of the two areas investigated.
See (S1) and (S2).
See also (S4).
S. Spooner (NLA) 8 May 2006.

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FURNITURE FITTING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished document: Town, M.. 2003. NAU Report No. 872. An Archaeological Evaluation at A140 Long Stratton Bypass, Norfolk..
<S2>Unpublished document: Birks, C.. 2004. NAU Report No. 945. An Archaeological Evaluation associated with the A140 Long Stratton Bypass Scheme. Addendum to NAU Report No. 872..
<S3>Unpublished document: Birks, C.. 2004. NAU Archaeology Report No. 942. An Archaeological evaluation by field survey of land associated with the A1040 Long Stratton Bypass..
<S4>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2005. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk in 2004. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt IV pp 751-763. p 757.
<S5>Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. 2004. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 2003. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt III pp 573-588. p 581.

Related records

44503Parent of: Medieval features, A140 bypass (Monument)
44502Parent of: Site of Roman settlement, A140 bypass (Monument)

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