Findspot - Roman pottery

Description of this historic site

Findspot - pottery dating to the Roman period was found 700m north of Toll House Bridge.

Notes about this historic site

1 Ploughing on Snowford Hill in the area of the crop mark site (PRN 1364) produced a fragment of Neolithic axe (PRN 6054) and an intensive scatter of Wappenbury wares. Subsequent excavation by the Southam Local History Study Group revealed part of a Romano British ditch which had not been visible as a cropmark.
2 Trench revealed more Roman ware and a Late Roman minim.
3 87 sherds of Roman pottery.
4 The finds suggest a possible Romano British occupation site.
5 Collection of 27 greyware sherds comprising 18 body sherds, 6 rims and 3 bases dating from the 2nd to 4th century. These were probably produced at the Wappenbury Kilns (WA 2967). Location map of these sherds in FI File.
6 Romano British ditch uncovered at this location which had not been visible as a crop-mark.

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