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Name:ROMAN ARTEFACTS FOUND, COUNTHORPE AND CREETON
HER Number:33674
Type of record:Monument

Summary

ROMAN ARTEFACTS FOUND, COUNTHORPE AND CREETON

Grid Reference:SK 998 205
Map Sheet:SK92SE
Parish:COUNTHORPE AND CREETON, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Full description

An Iron Age triangular clay loom-weight, bronze pennanular brooch, hand-made shelly black pottery, a small iron knife and Roman wheel-turned pottery of probably pre-Flavian date were found in a silted ditch exposed (from SK99762055 to SK99832068){3} in the quarry face at Counthorpe. The finds, which are now in the City and County Museum, Lincoln, probably date between 27-75 AD.{1}{2}{3} The ditch obliterated by further quarrying; no more recent finds are known to the quarry workers. Material in the City and County Museum, Lincoln Acc. No. 1.54. {1}{5}


<1> OS CARD INDEX, SK92SE2,1965, D.A. (Index). SLI2454.

<2> THOMPSON, F.H., 1955, 'Archaeological Notes for 1954' in Lincolnshire Architectural and Archaeological Society Reports and Papers, VOL 6 NS (Article in Serial). SLI510.

<3> Baker, F. T., OS 6 INCH SERIES, SK92SE (Map). SLI3644.

<4> SMR FILE, SK92SE:C,1954, - (Index). SLI2973.

<5> City and County Museum Collection, ACC. NO. 1.54 (Artefact). SLI8.

Monument Types

  • DITCH (Roman - 43 AD to 99 AD)

Associated Finds

  • SHERD (Roman - 43 AD to 99 AD)

Sources and further reading

<1>Index: OS CARD INDEX. COUNTHORPE AND CREETON. SK92SE2,1965, D.A..
<2>Article in Serial: THOMPSON, F.H.. 1955. 'Archaeological Notes for 1954' in Lincolnshire Architectural and Archaeological Society Reports and Papers. VOL 6 NS.
<3>Map: Baker, F. T.. OS 6 INCH SERIES. SK92SE.
<4>Index: SMR FILE. COUNTHORPE AND CREETON. SK92SE:C,1954, -.
<5>Artefact: City and County Museum Collection. ACC. NO. 1.54.

Related records

33673Related to: IRON AGE ARTEFACTS FOUND, COUNTHORPE AND CREETON (Monument)