Possible Roman Building, Copston Magna

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a Roman building. The building was identified in the results of a geophysical survey. Fragments of Roman pottery and tile were found. Post Medieval tile and glass was also found at the site which is located 100m north east of Copston House.

Notes about this historic site

1 Remains of building ploughed out here 1967 (Mr H Troon, The Hollies, Copston Magna). A very obvious rectangular building. Much glass, tiled roof and floor. 16th century or 17th century?
2 The site has now been ploughed flat and quantities of roof tile, stone and glass were noted. Some of the tile appears to be Roman (PRN 5603).
3 Geohysical survey has identified a building. Much Roman material, including teserra was also found.
4 Metal detecting has recovered a number of Roman coins and bronze tweezers from the vicinity of this site.

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