Monument record LMD 037 - Roman road.

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Road, hard packed, 6 inches below present road.


Grid reference Centred TL 8603 4436 (50m by 50m)
Map sheet TL84SE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Road, hard packed, 6 inches below present road. Located near bus shelter, E side of A134, was said to have extended 8 foot to the east and to have had a slight camber. The sand and gravel was so hard-packed that the mechanical digger could not penetrate it, the builders dug through it to a depth of 9 inches in an attempt to make a soakaway and then abandoned the attempt (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG card, May 1969.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 13 2013 10:32AM

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