Find Spot record MCC5165 - Roman pottery, Frog Hall Farm, Fingringhoe


23 sherds of probable Roman pottery and a pottery counter were recovered during a small excavation by Colchester Excavation Committee in 1975-76. See MCC5164 for main record.


Grid reference TM 0347 1964 (point)
Map sheet TM01NW


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Full Description

A total of 23 sherds (422g) of Roman and/or probable Roman pottery was recovered from a small excavation, all unstratified from the lower plough soil/subsoil L2. The majority of sherds were Greyware, but there was also one piece of samian and a possible Dressel 20 amphora sherd, as well as a storage jar rim. In addition to the sherds, there was a pottery counter cut from a Roman Grey ware sherd; weight 2g; maximum diameter 21mm, also unstratified.<1><2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> EXCAV REPORT: Brooks, H (CAT). 2001. A Bronze Age occupation site at Frog Hall Farm, Fingringhoe, Essex: 1975-76 excavations..
  • <2> Article in serial: Brooks, Howard. 2002. A Bronze Age and Saxon occupation site at Frog Hall Farm, Fingringhoe.. Essex Archaeology and History 33, 54-62.

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May 14 2020 7:42AM

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