Possible Roman Settlement 100m E of Church

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a Roman settlement suggested by a large scatter of Roman pottery. The site lies 100m east of the church at Billesley.

Notes about this historic site

1 A quantity of Romano British sherds, including both coarse and Samian sherds, collected by members of University of Warwick Extra-Mural class from ploughed land adjacent to Billesley deserted Medieval settlement.
2 Finds may indicate Romano British settlement and include 81 probable Roman sherds including Severn Valley ware, Oxfordshire colour-coated, one sherd of Samian and a ‘Belgic’ sherd.

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