Possible site of Roman Settlement N of Lower Brailes
Findspot - a large number of pottery sherds were found 600m north of Lower Brailes suggesting that this might be the site of a Roman settlement.
1 During the autumn of 1966, a large number of potsherds were picked up in ploughed fields. In April 1967 an extensive search of fields was conducted and the spread of sherd and tile fragments plotted.
2 Excavation of three trenches between 1968 and 1970 uncovered occupation layers containing a large quantity of RB pottery including Samain ware, bronze items including brooches, glassware, a spindle whorl, animal bones and two human mandibles.
3 Finds in Warwick Museum include 76 pieces of Roman pottery.