Romano-British Settlement, Near Sunrising Hill

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a Roman settlement. Field walking by the Edge Hill Project revealed many finds, including fragments of pottery, tile, quern stone, worked flints and burnt clay or daub. The site was located 800m north west of Sun Rising Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 Fieldwalking by the Edgehill Project Group produced a concentrated scatter of Romano-British pottery sherds at SP3546. The collection includes some colour-coated wares but no stone rubble or other indications for settlement. A few pieces of burnt clay or daub were also found.

2 The site was walked again in more favourable conditions. Large stones were located, some showing signs of burning. Also found were quernstone fragments, a piece of flue tile and many pottery sherds. Worked flints were also found.

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