|Type of record:||Monument|
|Name:||Possible Roman villa or wharf|
During the construction of a new branch of Woolworth's in 1939, workmen uncovered a Roman timber structure,which has been suggested as a villa or wharf. The skeleton of a stag and oyster shells were also found on the site.
Images - none
|Grid Reference:||TM 1169 7987|
|Parish:||DISS, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
27 July 1939. Excavations for new shop.
Skeleton of stag, antlers, oyster shells and coin found.
Also timbers suggested as foundation of Roman Villa.
E. Rose (NAU) 22 January 1990.
- VILLA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- WHARF (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Undated)
- MOLLUSCA REMAINS (Undated)
- PLANT REMAINS (Undated)
- ANIMAL REMAINS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
- UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Diss. |
|<S1>||Newspaper Article: 1939. Eastern Daily Press. 28 July. |
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