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Monument Number 1149733

Hob Uid: 1149733
Location :
North Yorkshire
Richmondshire
Catterick
Grid Ref : SE2354097800
Summary : A Roman field system containing limited evidence of settlement adjacent to Dere Street, discovered during rescue excavations at Pallett Hill Quarry. Also some evidence for Anglian activity on the site including a sub-rectangular Grubenhaus, rubbish pit and other associated features. Pottery evidence dates this occupation to the 6th century.
More information : Rescue excavations from 1987 to 1988 at Pallett Hill Quarry revealed a Roman field system with Anglian settlement. The latter comprised a Grubenhaus measuring 4.1 by 2.6 m wide, with a number of pits, one a rubbish pit contemporary with the Grubenhaus. On the basis of pottery finds from the house and pit, the settlement can be dated to the 6th century. (1-2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Medieval archaeology : journal of the Society for Medieval Archaeology
Source details :
Page(s) : 290
Figs. :
Plates :
Vol(s) : 32, 1988
Source Number : 2
Source : The work of the Central Excavation Unit 1988-9
Source details :
Page(s) : 22
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Plates :
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Settlement, Field System
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit
Monument Period Name : Early Medieval
Display Date : Anglian C6
Monument End Date : 599
Monument Start Date : 500
Monument Type : Settlement, Grubenhaus, Rubbish Pit
Evidence : Sub Surface Deposit, Stratified Find

Components and Objects:
Period : Early Medieval
Component Monument Type : Settlement, Grubenhaus, Rubbish Pit
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SE 29 NW 34
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 52319
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 1496519
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, PALLET HILL QUARRY
Activity type : EXCAVATION
Start Date : 1987-01-01
End Date : 1988-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, LAND AT 38 LEEMING LANE
Activity type : EVALUATION
Start Date : 2003-01-01
End Date : 2003-12-31