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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 679517

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NN91NE 5 9821 1897

(NN 9821 1897) (OS 6" map annotated by O G S Crawford, 4 July 1925) Roman signal station, partially excavated in 1900. (D Christison 1901) The diameter of the mound is 52'. The ditch is 11' wide on the west side; a causeway 8' 6" wide and 9' long leads across it towards the road.(O G S Crawford 1949)

A Flavian date is suggested. (A L F Rivet 1964)

Clearly visible in 1964 (OS 6"map annotated by A L F Rivet, 19 January 1964)

D Christison 1901; O G S Crawford 1949; A L F Rivet 1964.

A signal station, generally as described above. There is a low, spread, outer bank.

Surveyed at 1/2500.

Visited by OS (W D J) 1 August 1967.

There is no change to the existing record.

Visited by RCAHMS (IF), 7 November 1995.

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