Record Details

NHER Number:15768
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman road

Summary

A possible Roman road was identified from aerial photographs of this site. Excavations during work by Anglian Water in 1980 identified a gravel spread over natural sand with ditches on each side. However, later excavations by NAU during the development of the Norwich southern bypass across the line of the feature revealed no traces of the road. See NHER 54453.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1682 1001
Map Sheet:TG11SE
Parish:BAWBURGH, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
COSTESSEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1976.
Cropmark of suggested road.

1980. Trial excavations and observation of commercial excavations.
See details, field notes, plans, photographs in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 16 March 1990.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D, NLA. 1976. NHER TG 1709A-B (NLA 32/AFZ18-19) 13-JUL-1976.
<S2>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D, NLA. 1976. NHER TG 1709C-G (NLA 27/AEX1-7) 29-JUN-1976.
<S3>Oblique Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D, NLA. 1977. NHER TG 1809C (NLA 121/2) 20-JUL-1977.

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