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Monument Number 316611

Hob Uid: 316611
Location :
Rotherham
Rotherham
Brinsworth
Grid Ref : SK4200090500
Summary : Possible Roman settlement consisting of Road material, walling, and C2nd to C3rd pottery.
More information : [SK 421 905.] Roman pottery of 2nd and 3rd century date,
walling, and road material, were found in 1947-8 during the
construction of a housing estate on Brinsworth Common, Miss. D. Greene considered the site to be a Roman settlement, but the pottery finds were disappointing.(1)

Miss Greene's interpretation of the finds (See map diagram for copy
of her plan) is the only evidence for a settlement. The area has
been built over and there is no surface evidence of a settlement.
No finds have been reported since 1948.
A few sherds of coarse ware (now in Rotherham Museum) were the only
pottery recovered during the operation; but its paucity may have
been due to the use of mechanical diggers. (2)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 37, 1951, 239-41. (D. Greene)
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Source Number : 2
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RWE 14-APR-65
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date :
Monument End Date : 299
Monument Start Date : 100
Monument Type : Settlement
Evidence : Find, Conjectural Evidence

Components and Objects:
Period : Roman
Component Monument Type : Settlement
Object Type : VESSEL
Object Material : Pottery

Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SK 49 SW 5
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1047415
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : BRINSWORTH COMMON
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 1948-01-01
End Date : 1948-12-31
Associated Activities : FIELD OBSERVATION ON SK 49 SW 5
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-04-14
End Date : 1965-04-14