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Record Details

HER Number:05392
Type of record:Monument
Name:Possible section of Roman Road near Redmires reservoir


Raised, cobbled road flanked by ditches. In general area of putative route of Roman road linking Templeborough fort in Rotherham to Navio (Brough)

Grid Reference:SK 271 858
Map Sheet:SK28NE
Parish:SHEFFIELD, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Monument Type(s):

  • ROAD (Roman - 43 AD? to 409 AD?)

Associated Finds:

  • None
  • Full Description

    <1> Section of road excavated during watching brief. Aligned W-E. Raised central section, flanked by two ditches. Total about 10m in width. Possibly part of the Roman period Brough-Templeborough route believed to run through this area towards Stanage Edge, to the west. See also PIN05394 and PIN04517/01 for alternative (or additional) routes in this area.

    <2> Geophysical survey was conducted to the west, near Soughey Lane in 2015 in order to trace the route of this feature. It appeared to turn slightly to the north and cross Redmires Road.

    <1> On Site Archaeology, 1999, Abandonment of Redmires Water Treatment Works, Report on an Archaeological Watching Brief, p10,13 (Grey Literature Report). SSY2365.

    <2> Time Travellers, 2015, Excavations at Wyming Brook Farm, p2 (Grey Literature Report). SSY3201.

    Sources and further reading

    <1>SSY2365 - Grey Literature Report: On Site Archaeology. 1999. Abandonment of Redmires Water Treatment Works, Report on an Archaeological Watching Brief. Fenton-Thomas, C. & Hopkinson, G.. p10,13.
    <2>SSY3201 - Grey Literature Report: Time Travellers. 2015. Excavations at Wyming Brook Farm. Walker, R. & Savage, M.. p2.

    Related records

    04914Related to: Roman Road; Brough to Doncaster via Templeborough (Monument)