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Roman site, Priory Meadow



Reference Name MLI30047

Name:
Roman site, Priory Meadow

Summary:
Roman site, Priory Meadow

Location:
DEEPING ST JAMES, SOUTH KESTEVEN, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
PRN 30047
Prior's meadow Roman site, which produced pottery and fragments of a ritual crown. {1}
Major part of Roman bronze crown found in 1965. Much Roman pottery including stamped samian. Further fragments of crown were found in same field in 1966. {2}
This site has recently produced a Roman bronze ritual crown and much pottery picked up from the surface. After site ploughed October 1966, was considerable amount of pottery on surface and darker areas of soil could be seen in the field. {3}
An exceptionally large Roman settlement (?) Site outside the survey area but on the projected line of the Roman River Welland. Schedule covers only part of the site. Samian pottery includes some with stamp from Lezoux, France, which is datable to between AD 160-190. There are other samian and imitations from central and eastern France of a similar date. {6}{8}

Sources:
1 Index: SMR FILE. DEEPING ST JAMES. TF 10 NE G -
2 Index: SMR FILE. DEEPING ST JAMES. TF 10 NE H -
3 Scheduling record: HBMC. 1966. AM 7. SAM 179
4 Article in serial: PAINTER, K.S.. 1971. ANTIQUARIES JOURNAL. VOL 51 P 319-321
5 Serial: 1965. LINCOLNSHIRE FREE PRESS. 20TH APRIL 1965
6 Bibliographic reference: Hayes, P. P. and Lane, T. W.. 1992. The Fenland Project No.5: Lincolnshire Survey, the South-West Fens. U3
7 Bibliographic reference: Hayes, P. P. and Lane, T. W.. 1992. The Fenland Project No.5: Lincolnshire Survey, the South-West Fens. pp188-191, Fig 114
8 Index: SMR FILE. DEEPING ST JAMES. TF 10 NE I

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