Monument record FAS 079 - Roman features, Fornham Road

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Summary

Roman features found during excavations of sewer trench between Bury St Edmunds and West Stow in 1887, see details. Formerly recorded as FAS MISC

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 83 67 (1000m by 1000m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL86NW
Civil Parish FORNHAM ALL SAINTS, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Discoveries made during excavation of sewer trench between Bury St Edmunds and West Stow sewage works in 1886/7 include `on the Fornham Road some similar pits (to some discovered near Hengrave water mill - see HNV Misc Un), in which were fragments of black, Roman pottery, have been found' (S1). Also Pal.

Formerly recorded as FAS MISC

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> News Paper: Prigg H. 1886. Bury and Norwich Post, Tuesday Nov 2, 1886, 5. Prigg H, Bury and Norwich Post, Tuesday Nov 2, 1886, 5.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (West Stow) transcription of (S1).

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 5 2019 3:44PM

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