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Mucking - Prehistoric and Roman

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Intensively excavated between 1965 and 1978, the Mucking, Essex campaigns led to open-area excavations across 18ha, and the site was renowned in its time as the largest excavation to date in Europe. What it revealed was a dense, multi-period landscape palimpsest ranging from Neolithic to M...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavations between 1969 and 1976 uncovered the site of a Roman villa, dated to the 3rd/4th century AD, though only occupied for a short period and an associated field system and aisled barn. Iron Age pits and enclosures were also found.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An Iron Age and Romano-British farmstead. Excavations revealed fourteen ditches and six pits. One ditch related to an Iron Age circular enclosure, the others to at least three subrectangular enclosures or field boundaries. The farmsteads date from the late Iron Age to the 2nd century AD.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Marston Copse, cropmarks of pits, curvilinear and rectilinear enclosures; surface finds of Iron Age and Roman pottery dating to the 3rd and 4th century.

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A possible Prehistoric or Roman settlement is visible as cropmarks on aerial photographs. Large quantiites of tile slag and pottery suggest that the main occupation of the site was from the 1st to 4th centuries AD but there is no evidence so far to say which, if any, of the cropmarks relat...

360-364 Shirley Road, Southampton (SOU1577)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Orchard Homes was granted planning approval for the redevelopment of land at 360-364 Shirley Road, Southampton. A condition for an archaeological watching brief was placed on the approval and the Archaeology Unit of Southampton City Council carried out the archaeological work between Janua...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A watching brief, undertaken during the construction of a gas pipeline in 1998, revealed Roman remains at Bogle Holt, 1km south west of the village of Martin. These consisted of a number of ditches, pits and post holes which were interpreted as an enclosure (with internal division, probabl...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavations dating from 1846 to the 1970s have uncovered the site of a Roman villa complex; evidence for Late Iron Age occupation of the site was also uncovered. Two substantial Roman buildings, a detached bath complex and a possible aisled barn were partially excavated. The remains of a p...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Excavations in 1978 and 1979 discovered the remains of a possible Iron Age and Romano British temple. The possible Iron Age temple was circular in plan. The Romano British temple was of two phases and consisted of a stone walled enclosure inside which were two shrines, a building and a str...

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Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A watching brief, undertaken during the construction of a gas pipeline in 1998, identified a Romano-British field system on Greenfield Farm. A minimum of 6 enclosure ditches, a probable well and 6 smaller pits were recorded. Associated pottery dated from the mid 3rd to late 4th centuries A...