Site of probable Roman buildings at Chesterton Roman Camp

Description of this historic site

The probable site of Roman buildings at Chesterton Roman Camp, reservoir area. The remains of several buildings were observed when the ground was dug to create the reservoir and fragments of Roman pottery were also found.

Notes about this historic site

1 Earthmoving equipment was observed while passing the site in July 1966. Further investigations revealed that the farmer had been excavating an area to the SE of the walled town for use as a reservoir. At least two Roman buildings had been destroyed.
2 The reservoir was examined. Large amounts of possible building stone were observed on the bank of the reservoir. It is believed that at least three courses of masonry were destroyed.
3 Miss Murphy brought in some pottery from the reservoir.
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