Site of Roman Settlement to W of Cherry Orchard Farm

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a Roman settlement which was found during trial trenching. The site is located on the western outskirts of Stretton on Fosse.

Notes about this historic site

1 Trial trenching in Cherry Orchard produced an occupation layer from which roofing and box flue tile was obtained with large quantities of Roman pottery and evidence of a substantial robbed-out wall.
3 Archaeological evaluation carried out by the Birmingham University Archaeology Unit in 1988 within the scheduled area failed to locate any features of archaeological significance.
4 Negative watching brief carried out in March 1993 at Manor Farm (SP22 38).
5 Observation of foundation pits with the SAM during works carried out in November 1996 did not identify any archaeological features or finds.

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