Monument record MNL 078 - Near Hollywell Drove, Mildenhall

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Roman pottery scatter with tile fragments, Samian, colour coated, lamps and oyster shells.


Grid reference Centred TL 6875 7875 (531m by 407m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL67NE


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Roman pottery scatter with tile fragments, Samian, colour coated, lamps and oyster shells (S1-S3).
Also flanged rims, Nene Valley and 'rusticated' wares (S4).

TL 687787. A scatter of Roman potsherds including colour- coated and Samian ware, fragments of tiles and oyster shells were found by Colonel Kelly USAF, after ploughing, (S1-S3).

Site adjoins MNL 129 and MNL 136.

1987: Details of Fenland survey fieldwalking results not yet available although concentrations and material identified within site, (S5).

See also Bronze Age record.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL67NE6A.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Phillips C W. 1970. The Fenland in Roman Times.
  • <S3> Article in serial: M. D. Cra'ster, Grace Briscoe, C. F. Tebbutt and D. F. Renn. 1962. Archaeological Notes.. Briscoe Lady G, PCAS, 55, 1962, 66-67.
  • <S4> Cartographic materials: Lady G Briscoe. 1960, 1961. MIHLM, 6 inch record map. MIHLM, map 20NE, notes 3 and 26.
  • <S5> Excavation archive: Pendleton C. 1990. Fenland Survey Archive.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 10 2020 11:40AM

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