Monument record LMD 082 - Roman Way

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Summary

1994: Assessment excavation in advance of housing development at the Southern end of Long Melford Roman settlement and just south of excavation LMD 031, revealed several gullies containing C1 pottery, probably dating to immediately post conquest years (40-60 AD).

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 862 447 (141m by 143m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL84SE
Civil Parish LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (6)

Full Description

1994: Assessment excavation in advance of housing development at the Southern end of Long Melford Roman settlement and just south of excavation LMD 031, revealed several gullies containing C1 pottery, probably dating to immediately post conquest years (40-60 AD). Details in (S2).
1994-1997: Monitoring of footings for 25 houses followed and revealed further evidence for LIA/Early Roman settlement, mainly in the form of ditches including three possible rectilinear enclosures. Details in (S3).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Caruth J, assessment archive, June 1994.
  • <M1> (No record type): Assessment Archive: (S1).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Caruth, J.. 1994. Eval report. Roman Way, Long Melford.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Jo, DG, MS AND AT. 1997. Mon report. Roman Way, Long Melford.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH, 38 (3), 1995, p.355.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jul 17 2013 2:20PM

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