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Name:Roman Building South of Long Shaw
SMR Number:139
Type of record:Monument
Grid Reference:TQ 449 973
Map Sheet:TQ49NW
Parish:LOUGHTON, EPPING FOREST, ESSEX

Summary

Roman building.

Full description

Roman building. <1> Scheduling form gives NGR as TQ 450974. <2> A quantity of tegulae and imbrices, fragments of local quartz-gritted ware, mortaria fragments, fine orange ware and 2 fragments of Niedermendig lava quern found in the topsoil, Roman material visible when visited in 1984 by Field Monument Warden. The site is almost on the brow of a hill which then slopes gently eastwards to the River Roding on the far side of which is the Little London Roman site (see 0000). <3> <4> Finds collected in 1976 by T. Betts and F. Clark over a wide area around TQ 450974, seem to be the ones listed above. Prehistoric finds also (see 7270, 7271). It was also reported in 1976 that a Roman villa had been excavated at TQ 450974 - is this the same as the scheduled site? <5> <6>

Site Assessment = Possible unauthorised excavation on scheduled villa in 1976. <5>


P.M. Wilkinson, 1976, Loughton field 197: Passmore Edwards Museum (DESC TEXT). SEX72603.


<1> unknown, 1978, SMR (DESC TEXT). SEX863.


<2> Brown, JK, 1978, SMR (CORRESPONDENCE). SEX864.


<3> Ordnance Survey, unknown, OS cards, TQ49NW17, 1978 (RECORD SHEET/FORM). SEX52658.


<4> HBMC, 1986, DOE Scheduled Ancient Monuments, Parts 5-8 (Scheduling record). SEX167.


<5> Betts, TA, 1976, RB site at Field 197, Loughton, Essex. TQ 450974 (DESC TEXT). SEX866.


<6> Betts, TA, 1976, RB site, Field 197, Loughton. TQ 450974 (Map). SEX867.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VILLA (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Events

  • FIELD OBS by Coad, VJ, 1977 (Ref: ?)
  • FIELD OBS by Betts, TA and Clark, F, 1976 (Ref: ?)
  • Field visit to 139 by Coad, VJ, IAM on MAY-1977 (Ref: IAM)
  • Field visit to 139 by Chant, K, FMW on JAN-1984 (Ref: FMW)
  • Loughton Field 197

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument () 1008896: Roman villa 300m south of Long Shaw

Sources and further reading

---DESC TEXT: P.M. Wilkinson. 1976. Loughton field 197: Passmore Edwards Museum.
<1>DESC TEXT: unknown. 1978. SMR.
<2>CORRESPONDENCE: Brown, JK. 1978. SMR.
<3>RECORD SHEET/FORM: Ordnance Survey. unknown. OS cards. TQ49NW17, 1978.
<4>Scheduling record: HBMC. 1986. DOE Scheduled Ancient Monuments. Parts 5-8.
<5>DESC TEXT: Betts, TA. 1976. RB site at Field 197, Loughton, Essex. TQ 450974.
<6>Map: Betts, TA. 1976. RB site, Field 197, Loughton. TQ 450974.

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