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Monument Number 376101

Hob Uid: 376101
Location :
Essex
Chelmsford
Broomfield
Grid Ref : TL6933011060
Summary : Surface finds of Iron Age and Roman pottery, roof and flue tile and other building debris indicating a possible villa site.
More information : TL 693111 Roman material recorded found in Hither Dragonfoot field in 1950 by M. Innes. More recent Roman finds include fragments of brick and tile, large flint nodules, a sizeable lump of freestone and pottery sherds (mostly coarse brown-grey but including one flagon neck of buff ware). (1)

TL 694111. Roman and Belgic sherds together with Roman plaster, mortared brick, and fragments of stamped flue tile were found by Dan Biglin, 47 Laburnam Avenue, Chelmsford. (Date unknown). (2)

A moderate scatter of Roman building material, indicating the probable site of a building, was seen on the surface of a cultivated field centred TL 69331106. The density was approximately four sherds to the square metre over an area of 50.0m. in diameter. No further information obtained from local correspondents. (3)

TL 693111. Surface indications of villa; no plan. (4)

ES 12 Rodwell's No 26 Possible villa site. (5)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Essex archaeology and history : transactions of Essex Archaeological Society
Source details : (B M Kettle)
Page(s) : 264
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Vol(s) : 1, 1965
Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Essex Archaeol Record TL 61-78
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Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 PAS 10-MAR-76
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Source Number : 4
Source : Studies in the Romano-British villa
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Page(s) : 30
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Source Number : 5
Source : A gazetteer of Roman villas in Britain
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Page(s) : 61
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Vol(s) : no.1

Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Iron Age
Display Date : Iron Age
Monument End Date : 43
Monument Start Date : -800
Monument Type : Findspot
Evidence : Find
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Villa
Evidence : Find, Conjectural Evidence

Components and Objects:
Period : Iron Age
Component Monument Type : Findspot
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Villa
Object Type : FLUE TILE, ROOF TILE, ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT, VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : SMR Number (Essex)
External Cross Reference Number : 1013
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 61 SE 26
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TL 61 SE 26
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1976-03-10
End Date : 1976-03-10