Site of Possible Roman Well at Mitford Bridge

Description of this historic site

The site of a possible well dating to the Roman period, identified from Roman finds including a jar and animal bones. It is located 700m south of Burmington.

Notes about this historic site

Site of a Roman ?well.

1 Roman finds made in well in stream bed when road widening. Well was 0.9m in diameter and 2.1m deep. Finds, previously held by Mr Wilkinson, the County Surveyor, included a Roman jar of Flavian date – now restored, five further sherds from the same, one further sherd, some animal bone and oyster shell.

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