|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Probable Roman ditches|
An evaluation here in advance of a proposed development at Short Drove excavated probable Roman ditches, undated postholes and modern features. Roman pottery fragments and post medieval finds were recovered.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TF 6141 0388|
|Parish:||DOWNHAM MARKET, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
April 2002. NAU evaluation.
Short Drove. Contexts 1 to 54 used.
Evaluation trenches were dug across an area of proposed development at Short Drove, Downham Market. A small number of ditches of probable Roman date were excavated in the NE part of the site. In another area a few small post-holes were recorded, these were undated. Elsewhere, the excavated deposits and features appeared to be mainly of modern date.
See also (S2).
J. Allen (NLA), 9 April 2002.
- DITCH (Unknown date)
- POST HOLE (Unknown date)
- DITCH (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- BRICK (Unknown date)
- ROOF TILE (Unknown date)
- POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- BOTTLE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- BRICK (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
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|<S1>||Unpublished document: Bates, S.. 2002. NAU Report No. 699. Report on an archaeological evaluation at Short Drove, Downham Market, Norfolk.. |
|<S2>||Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 2003. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk, 2002. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLIV Pt II pp 368-384. p 371. |
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