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ROMANO BRITISH SETTLEMENT SITE, INCLUDING A SALTERN ON HALL MEADOW



Reference Name MLI34067

Name:
ROMANO BRITISH SETTLEMENT SITE, INCLUDING A SALTERN ON HALL MEADOW

Summary:
ROMANO BRITISH SETTLEMENT SITE, INCLUDING A SALTERN ON HALL MEADOW

Location:
DEEPING ST JAMES, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 34067
A LARGE SITE WITH A PROMINENT MOUND WHICH IS STILL UNPLOUGHED AND UNDER GRASS. ARTEFACTS WERE RECOVERED FROM THE SURFACE OF THE GRASS AND FROM EXPOSED PATCHES OF GROUND. AS WELL AS ROMAN POTTERY FINDS INCLUDED FIRED CLAY, BURNT STONE, MILLSTONE GRIT (QUERN?) AND ANIMAL BONE (SHEEP). {1} THE MONUMENT INCLUDES THE SITE OF AN IRON AGE SALTERN AND SETTLEMENT OF IRON AGE AND ROMAN DATE. THE LARGE MOUND IN THE WESTERN PART OF THE SITE IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE BEEN CREATED DURING THE PROCESS OF SALT MANUFACTURE IN THE IRON AGE AND ROMAN PERIODS AND SOME OF THE NEARBY GULLIES AND PLATFORMS MAY ALSO RELATE TO THIS PROCESS. FINDS FROM ON AND AROUND THE SITE INCLUDE, IN ADDITION TO POTTERY, FRAGMENTS OF FIRED CLAY OF A TYPE WHICH FORMS THE CHARACTERISTIC DEBRIS OF THE SALT EXTRACTION PROCESS. THERE IS A FULL DESCRIPTION IN THE SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 20811. {2}
Earthworks in this field, which may be related to this site, were viewed and photographed during a site visit in August 2006. {3}{4}

Sources:
1 Bibliographic reference: Hayes, P. P. and Lane, T. W.. 1992. The Fenland Project No.5: Lincolnshire Survey, the South-West Fens. GAZ DEJ 13
2 Scheduling record: ENGLISH HERITAGE. 1994. SCHEDULING DOCUMENT 20811. MPP 22
3 Intervention Report: Lindsey Archaeological Services. 2006. Market Deeping to Deeping St Nicholas Water Main: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. MDSN06
4 Excavation archive: Lindsey Archaeological Services. 2006. Market Deeping to Deeping St Nicholas Water Main: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. LCNCC 2006.109

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The following reports are available from the ADS digital library.
3 Intervention Report: Lindsey Archaeological Services. 2006. Market Deeping to Deeping St Nicholas Water Main: Archaeological Desk-Based Assessment. MDSN06

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