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Name:Roman site, Priory Meadow
HER Number:30047
Type of record:Monument

Summary

Roman site, Priory Meadow

Grid Reference:TF 169 096
Map Sheet:TF10NE
Parish:DEEPING ST JAMES, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

PRN 30047
Prior's meadow Roman site, which produced pottery and fragments of a ritual crown. {1}
Major part of Roman bronze crown found in 1965. Much Roman pottery including stamped samian. Further fragments of crown were found in same field in 1966. {2}
This site has recently produced a Roman bronze ritual crown and much pottery picked up from the surface. After site ploughed October 1966, was considerable amount of pottery on surface and darker areas of soil could be seen in the field. {3}
An exceptionally large Roman settlement (?) Site outside the survey area but on the projected line of the Roman River Welland. Schedule covers only part of the site. Samian pottery includes some with stamp from Lezoux, France, which is datable to between AD 160-190. There are other samian and imitations from central and eastern France of a similar date. {6}{8}


<1> SMR FILE, TF 10 NE G - (Index). SLI2983.

<2> SMR FILE, TF 10 NE H - (Index). SLI2983.

<3> HBMC, 1966, AM 7, SAM 179 (Scheduling Record). SLI4080.

<4> PAINTER, K.S., 1971, ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL, VOL 51 P 319-321 (Article in Serial). SLI242.

<5> 1965, LINCOLNSHIRE FREE PRESS, 20TH APRIL 1965 (Serial). SLI3944.

<6> Hayes, P. P. and Lane, T. W., 1992, The Fenland Project No.5: Lincolnshire Survey, the South-West Fens, U3 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1079.

<7> Hayes, P. P. and Lane, T. W., 1992, The Fenland Project No.5: Lincolnshire Survey, the South-West Fens, pp188-191, Fig 114 (Bibliographic Reference). SLI1079.

<8> SMR FILE, TF 10 NE I (Index). SLI2983.

Monument Types

  • ARTEFACT SCATTER (Roman - 100 AD to 199 AD)
  • SETTLEMENT (Roman - 100 AD to 199 AD)

Associated Finds

  • CROWN (Roman - 100 AD to 199 AD)
  • SHERD (Roman - 100 AD to 199 AD)

Associated Events

  • Casual field observation of Roman bronze crown, Deeping St James
  • Casual find of fragments of a Roman bronze crown, Deeping St James

Protected Status

  • Scheduled Monument

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: SMR FILE. DEEPING ST JAMES. TF 10 NE G -.
<2>Index: SMR FILE. DEEPING ST JAMES. TF 10 NE H -.
<3>Scheduling Record: HBMC. 1966. AM 7. SAM 179.
<4>Article in Serial: PAINTER, K.S.. 1971. ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL. VOL 51 P 319-321.
<5>Serial: 1965. LINCOLNSHIRE FREE PRESS. 20TH APRIL 1965.
<6>Bibliographic Reference: Hayes, P. P. and Lane, T. W.. 1992. The Fenland Project No.5: Lincolnshire Survey, the South-West Fens. U3.
<7>Bibliographic Reference: Hayes, P. P. and Lane, T. W.. 1992. The Fenland Project No.5: Lincolnshire Survey, the South-West Fens. pp188-191, Fig 114.
<8>Index: SMR FILE. DEEPING ST JAMES. TF 10 NE I.

Related records

34069Related to: POSSIBLE ROMAN ARTIFICIAL RIVER COURSE, FROM DEEPING ST JAMES TO DEEPING FEN (Monument)
33456Related to: ROMAN BRONZE RITUAL CROWN, FOUND IN DEEPING ST JAMES (Find Spot)