Monument record EXG 002 - Near Pinewood Stud, Newmarket
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|Grid reference||Centred TL 6256 6472 (50m by 50m)|
|Civil Parish||NEWMARKET, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
|Civil Parish||EXNING, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (1)
Roman well. Noticed in 1948 as subsidence, investigated by bomb squad, `but digging was abandoned when it turned out to be a well, containing Roman pottery'. In the vicinity of other Romanmaterial (S6).
(TL 62566471) ROMAN WELL (R) (site of) (NAT) (S1)
A small subsidence noticed in 1948 proved to be a well containing Roman pottery, the site of which is now marked by a patch of nettles.
There are now no traces of the sites of these wells, the former falling within a pasture field and the latter within an afforested area. Nothing visible on OS air photographs. (S3)
See also EXG 001, 023.
- <S1> SSF59840 Map: Ordnance Survey. OS 6" 1959.
- <S2> SSF10102 Article in serial: Johnston, D.E.. 1959. A Roman Well at Exning, Suffolk. Johnston D E, PCAS, 52, 1959, 19.
- <S3> SSF59830 Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments.
- <S4> SSF59843 Photograph: RAF. 1963. Aerial Photograph, RAF 2F22/543/2409 0197-8.
- <S5> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL66SW3.
- <S6> SSF50035 Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVIII, 39.
- <S7> SSF59794 Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
- FSF19565: POTTERY (Roman - 167 AD? to 332 AD?)
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Dec 9 2020 12:43PM