Site of Poss Roman Settlement 100m W of Ryton Wood

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a Roman settlement. An enclosure is visible on aerial photographs and the remains of a ditch were found during an excavation. Fragments of pottery and a brooch have been found on the site which lies 1km east of Bubbenhall.

Notes about this historic site

2 Slight traces of possible rectilinear enclosure show on aerial photographs.
3 Roman pot and a La Tene III brooch were found on the surface, exact location uncertain. Site 97 in survey.
4 The following were found during gravel extraction: An urn and quern at about SP3772. A ditch sectioned at about SP3772.

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