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Monument Number 364369

Hob Uid: 364369
Location :
City of Peterborough
Castor
Grid Ref : TL1360097100
Summary : Cropmarks of three ring ditches, a settlement area and track, a series of enclosures and three pit alignments as well as a number of linear ditches. The Roman road (RR 251) ends at a depression, possibly a wharf site near the river.
More information : Centred TL 136971. Boat House Complex: RB: comprising three ring ditches, a settlement area and track, a series of enclosures and three pit alignments as well as a number of linear ditches. The Roman Road (RR 251) passes to the S and ends at a large depression near the river, suggested by Margary (2) to have been a wharf. Illus. (1-2)

The entire area is under crop, with apart from the road, little
or no surface disturbance.
The Peterborough Society have no knowledge of any finds from
here. The depression, situated at TL 13679686 has been recently
filled in. There does not seem to have been a connection with
the river but natural silting may have eliminated all traces. (3)

Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Peterborough New Town: a survey of the antiquities in the areas of development
Source details :
Page(s) : 50-1
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Source Number : 2
Source : The Antiquaries journal : journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London
Source details : (I D Margary)
Page(s) : 116-7
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Plates :
Vol(s) : 15 - 1935
Source Number : 3
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 BHS 11-JUN-70
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Roman
Display Date : Roman
Monument End Date : 410
Monument Start Date : 43
Monument Type : Settlement, Ring Ditch, Enclosure, Pit Alignment, Trackway, Linear Earthwork, Wharf
Evidence : Cropmark, Conjectural Evidence

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Scheduled Monument Legacy (County No.)
External Cross Reference Number : CB 122
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : TL 19 NW 31
External Cross Reference Notes :

Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 1044935
Relationship type : General association
Associated Monuments : 364291
Relationship type : General association

Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON TL 19 NW 31
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1970-06-11
End Date : 1970-06-11