Site of Poss Roman Sett'mt 400m N of Botley Hill Fm

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible settlement dating to the Roman period. The location of the site is suggested by finds of Roman pottery sherds. It is situated 800m north east of Blunt's Green.

Notes about this historic site

1 Trench 1.8m by 0.6m by 0.6m deep. Black burnished ware, stratified with parts of tegula and imbrices and three dressed sandstone blocks. Handle of tankard of Severn Valley ware found in ploughsoil. Part of a rotary quern (Roman) found in ploughsoil.
2 1971: The field was ploughed and revealed Romano British and Medieval pottery. A small-scale excavation revealed a probable Medieval building (PRN 5649).

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