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Name:ROMAN SETTLEMENT BETWEEN BROADGATE FEN AND LOWER DELGATE FEN
HER Number:20010
Type of record:Monument

Summary

ROMAN SETTLEMENT BETWEEN BROADGATE FEN AND LOWER DELGATE FEN

Grid Reference:TF 276 168
Map Sheet:TF21NE
Parish:WESTON, SOUTH HOLLAND, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

Rather large irregular enclosures formed by natural and artificial drainage channels, surveyed 1951. A hillock, some 80 ft x 150 ft of red earth, pulverized baked clay and ash, broken up vessel fragments, and baked clay lumps, was seen at A: TF27771696. There were a few indeterminate sherds of pottery. At B: TF27711698 there was a sparse domestic scatter including a little late C1st and 2nd pottery, quern fragments, and bones and teeth. {1}{2}{3}{4} Under high crop, no visual evidence of occupation. The majority of Mrs Hallam's finds are in the City and County Museum, Lincoln.{1}


<1> OS CARD INDEX, TF 21 NE:7,1965, D.A. (Index). SLI2837.

<2> Hallam, S.J., 1960, Romano-British Salt Industry in South Lincolnshire, p.50 (Article in Serial). SLI654.

<3> SMR FILE, TF 21 NE:M - (Index). SLI3377.

<4> HBMC, SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 230, 230 (Scheduling Record). SLI4425.

<5> HALLAM, S.J., 1970, ‘Settlement around the Wash’ in The Fenland in Roman Times, GAZ 2716N (Article in Monograph). SLI63.

<6> HALLAM, S.J., 1970, The maps for ‘Settlement around the Wash’ in The Fenland in Roman Times, MAP 6 SHEET F (Map). SLI3705.

<7> 1945-84, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION, LG 89,90,1953, (Aerial Photograph). SLI173.

<8> HBMC, 1969, AM 7, SAM 231 (Scheduling Record). SLI4096.

<9> HBMC, 1987, AM 107, SAM 231 (Scheduling Record). SLI4030.

Monument Types

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SALT WORKS (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Associated Finds

  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • QUERN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: OS CARD INDEX. WESTON. TF 21 NE:7,1965, D.A..
<2>Article in Serial: Hallam, S.J.. 1960. Romano-British Salt Industry in South Lincolnshire. p.50.
<3>Index: SMR FILE. WESTON. TF 21 NE:M -.
<4>Scheduling Record: HBMC. SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 230. 230.
<5>Article in Monograph: HALLAM, S.J.. 1970. ‘Settlement around the Wash’ in The Fenland in Roman Times. GAZ 2716N.
<6>Map: HALLAM, S.J.. 1970. The maps for ‘Settlement around the Wash’ in The Fenland in Roman Times. MAP 6 SHEET F.
<7>Aerial Photograph: 1945-84. CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY COLLECTION. LG 89,90,1953, .
<8>Scheduling Record: HBMC. 1969. AM 7. SAM 231.
<9>Scheduling Record: HBMC. 1987. AM 107. SAM 231.