Ditch containing Romano-British pottery, Nuneaton Road, Mancetter

Description of this historic site

A short ditch of Roman date which contained pottery sherds was recorded in Nuneaton Road, Mancetter.

Notes about this historic site

1 Archaeological observation carried out during construction of a riding arena. The excavation uncovered a short ditch, 5m long and tapering off containing a Roman tile, a fragment of baked clay and a considerable amount of Roman pottery dating to the 3rd and 4th century. Amongst the pottery found were a Samian cup and 26 painted mortaria sherds.
2 Location plan A shows location of Roman pottery.

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