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Neolithic struck flint from Copton Magna
1 Flint, struck flake with traces of retouch to one edge, perhaps a broken scraper. Neolithic, 4,000-2,000BC.
Findspot - Neolithic struck flint was found 200m North West of Copston Magna.
Site of Venonae Roman Settlement at High Cross
1 This area of Roman Settlement centred on High Cross is scheduled under Leicestershire (no 136), but the scheduled area covers parts of the parishes of Wibtoft and Copston Magna. 2 ...
The site of the Roman Settlement of Venonae. There are currently no remains visible above ground but fragments of Roman pottery, tile and bone have been found at the site. It is situated at High Cross.
Site of Medieval Watermill at Copston
1 In 1291 the Priory of Monks Kirby had a watermill at Copston.
Documentary evidence from the Medieval period records a watermill at Copston, held by the Priors of Monks Kirby. Its exact location is now unknown.
Possible Quarry NW of Orchard Farm, High Cross
1 On the 1845 tithe map of Copston Magna, a field centered on the above NGR is called “Gravel Hole Piece”. 2 Nothing more is known about the site, and field ...
The possible site of a gravel pit dating to the Imperial period. The site is suggested by a tithe map dating to 1845. The site is located 600m north west of High Cross.
Site of a Medieval Chapel at Copston Magna
1 The chapel at Great Copston is probably the oratory of the Prior of Monks Kirby referred to in 1373. It was apparently still functioning in 1730. Although described in ...
The site of a Medieval chapel which continued in use throughout the Post Medieval period. It is known from documentary evidence and was situated at Copston Magna.
Site of Ring Ditch 200m NW of Orchard Farm
12 Large ring ditch shows on aerial photographs. The ring ditch appears to be about 60m across and, as this is rather large for a burial monument, may be a ...
A ring ditch is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The site is located 500m north west of High Cross.
Site of Brickworks 200m N of Cloudesley Bush
1 ‘Brick Kiln Close with’ marked. 2 There was no sign of the site on the ground.
The site of a brickworks dating to the Imperial period. The brickworks is marked on a tithe map of 1845. It was situated 100m north of Cloudesley Bush.
Findspot - Neolithic axe, Copston Magna
1 Copston Magna. Neolithic axe (14/c). From field between Copston Magna and High Cross. Not sliced. Private collection. SP4589. 2 The grid reference given by Thomas is in Wolvey parish and ...
Findspot - a Neolithic axe was found in the area between Copston Magna and High Cross.
Possible Quarry near Copston Lane, E of Wolvey Heath
1 A field named on the 1845 tithe map as Marl Pit Close. 2 The area is now under crop and there was no sign of the site.
The possible site of a marl pit, from which marl was extracted for use as a fertiliser. The site dates from at least the Imperial period and it is marked on a tithe map of 1845. It was located on Copston Lane, east of Wolvey Heath.
Findspot - Mesolithic pebble macehead
1 One pebble mace head from High Cross. 2 Dating confirmed as Mesolithic.
Findspot - a macehead dating to the Mesolithic period was found in the area of High Cross.
Quarry to W of Copston House, Copston Magna
1 On the 1845 tithe map, a series of 3 adjoining fields centred on this NGR are called ‘Marl Pit’, ‘Marl Pit’ and ‘Marl Pit close’. 2 The land is now ...
The site of a quarry which was in use during the Imperial period. It was situated to the west of Copston Magna.
Undated cropmark enclosure
2 Small undated sub-rectangular enclosure shows on aerial photographs. 3 Site 139 in survey.
An enclosure of unknown date is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The site is located 300m north east of Copston Magna.
Possible moat 100m N of Grange Farm.
1 On a number of aerial photographs, a couple of fields under pasture (centred on the above NGR) show definite earthworks, which may represent the remains of a moated site ...
A possible Medieval moat, a wide ditch usually surrounding a building. Originally identified from aerial photographs, the site has now been destroyed by ploughing, although traces of earthworks still remain. The site is located 300m nortth east of Copston Magna.
2 Probable Neolithic/Bronze Age ring ditch shows on aerial photographs. 3 The size of this ring ditch suggests that it dates from the neolithic. A henge is unlikely in Warwickshire.
The site of a ring ditch of Neolithic or Bronze Age date. It is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The ring ditch is situated 800m south west of Wigston Parva.
Findspot - Roman pottery and tile
1 While deep ploughing area of boggy land to re-sow with grass found Romano British pottery – mortarium fragments etc. 2 This area is now used for fruit growing. 3 Finds include ...
Findspot - fragments of Roman tile and pottery were found 400m north east of Copston Magna.
Site of Smithy on Green Lane
1 Smithy marked. 2 The building has now been demolished and the land is pasture. Just inside the gateway to the field are traces of brick walls and foundations which presumably ...
The site of a forge where wrought iron was made during the Imperial period. Only the foundations of the building remain. The site is located on Green Lane, Copston Magna.
Findspot - Roman coins in the area of High Cross.
1 Reference to three lots of Roman coins found ‘in the vicinity of Venonae’ in about 1900. A denarius of Mark Antony (c40-30 BC), various coins of Roman Imperial period ...
Findspot - various Roman coins were found in the area of High Cross.
Site of Possible Ring Ditch 200m E of Copston Farm
2 Possible Neolithic/Bronze Age ring ditch shows on aerial photograph.
The site of a possible ring ditch of Neolithic or Bronze Age date. It is visible as a cropmark on aerial photographs. The site is located 300m east of Copston Magna.
Roman items found in Copston Magna
1 Four Roman items described as found in Copston Magna in Spring 1997. The grid reference given was SP435886 which is actually in Wolvey. The method of recovery was unrecorded. 2 ...
Roman items found in Copston Magna. The exact location is unknown.
Find of medieval items in Copston Magna
1 Four medieval items described as having been found in Spring 1997 in Copston Magna, but the grid reference given is actually in Wolvey. 2 Find of a medieval penny and ...
Find of medieval items in Copston Magna. The exact location is unknown.
Find of a medieval coin in Copston Magna
1 Find of a medieval coin in 1992. The grid reference given was SP455877, but the method of recovery was not recorded.
Find of a medieval coin in Copston Magna, 200m southwest of Copston Spinney.
Findspot - Roman pottery, tile & tessera
1 Some of the tile in the area of the possible Roman building (PRN 4862) appears to be Roman and comb decorated sherds occur. A single grey ware sherd was ...
Findspot - various finds of Roman date, including fragments of pottery, tile and tessera, were found in the north west area of Copston Magna.
Chapel at Copston Magna
1 Chancel, nave, S porch and S vestry. Built in the 14th century Gothic style in 1849, probably on the site of the old church (PRN 3524); no parts of ...
A chapel that was built during the Imperial period. It is situated north of Copston Lane, Copston Magna.
Findspot - Medieval pottery
1 While deep ploughing area of boggy land to re-sow with grass Medieval pottery was found. 2 The area is now used for fruit growing. 3 Finds include two Medieval green-glazed ware ...
Findspot - Medieval pottery was found in the area to the south of Copston Spinney.
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