Monument record MYO4294 - Roman settlement and Anglian burials


Excavation in the late 1980s. Occupation appears to have commenced in the early 2nd century; earliest in the sequence was a ditch cutting into natural clay, which became infilled with organic material which incorporated pottery and leatherworking debris. Nearby were contemporary surface deposits. Site was used for a series of buildings including a possible late Roman bath-house. Following demolition and levelling burials were inserted into this infill; these all produced Anglian C14 dates. Nearby were a set of regularly spaced post-holes seemingly comprising a 10m long timber structure aligned on the Roman street. A number of pits also cut from the same level containing Anglian sherds. The chronology for the sequence running from the demolition of the Roman structure to the insertion of the pits and burials into the levelling layer remained unclear to the excavators; in the archive report phasing diagram this sequence were ascribed a broad late 4th-9th century AD date.


Grid reference SE 6010 5161 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW


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Record last edited

Jan 15 2021 12:26PM


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