Record Details

NHER Number:8714
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible Roman road

Summary

This is the possible route of a Roman road, which may be associated with the Panworth Ditch (NHER 1082) and a nearby Roman enclosure (NHER 8712). The road may extend further to the west and connect with NHER 4595.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 8968 0542
Map Sheet:TF80NE
Parish:ASHILL, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
BRADENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
SAHAM TONEY, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
SHIPDHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK
SOUTH PICKENHAM, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Approximate line of suggested Roman road. Eastern section originally suggested by R. R. Clarke (NCM), including part of 'The Weye called Strete' on 1581 map, though this diverges southwards. Extended westwards to South Pickenham (and perhaps further) by P. Wade-Martins (NAU) from old maps.
See full publication of this section, with less probable southern route in (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 3 April 1981.

June-July 1996. Watching Brief.
This road may extend further to the west and connect with NHER 4595.
M. Dennis (NLA) 6 January 2004.

Monument Types

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Crowson, A.. 1996. NAU Report No. 188. A Watching Brief at Little Hale, Bradenham..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Article in serial: Reid, A. and Wade-Martins, P. 1980. A Re-examination of the Panworth Ditch, Ashill. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVII Pt III pp 307-312.

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