Monument record MCC7343 - Games Farm, Peldon

Summary

Ditch digging revealed a Roman grey rim, f305, a base possibly C4 and several fragments of vitrified material like the vitrified face of a pottery kiln or debris from a red hill although there is no red earth here.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9877 1627 (111m by 111m) (FCE)
Map sheet TL91NE
Civil Parish PELDON, COLCHESTER, ESSEX

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ditch digging revealed a Roman grey rim, f305, a base possibly C4 and several fragments of vitrified material like the vitrified face of a pottery kiln or debris from a red hill although there is no red earth here. Colchester Museum records further report of pottery, oyster shells and wood found in 1846.<1><2> One piece of vitrified material with greenish glaze on both sides is interpreted by Mr H. Poulter as slag skimmed from molten material.<2>

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> DESC TEXT: unknown. 1960 0nwards. SMR form unknown.
  • <2> DESC TEXT: Powell, WR. 1963. Victoria County History, Essex, Vol III (VCH). Vol 3, p.166.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 9 2017 10:13AM

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