Roman Settlement 500m S of Princethorpe

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible Roman settlement. An enclosure is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. Various finds, including pottery, tile and animal bone, were found during a field walking exercise. The site is located 500m south of Princethorpe.

Notes about this historic site

2 Two sides of a probable rectangular enclosure show on aerial photographs.
3 The enclosure is on a hill, or ridge, top with downhill slopes to W and E. The ground conditions were not ideal for a field walking survey, but a concentration of material occurred over the area of the enclosure and to the W. Roman tile, pottery (?mostly C3-4AD), animal bone, iron objects and two quern fragments.
4 Portable Antiquities Scheme find provenance information:
Date found: 2001-01-01T00:00:00Z
Methods of discovery: Metal detector

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