Monument record MDR5507 - Artefact scatter, 250m north-east of Spondon Wood Farm, Dale Abbey

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Systematic field-walking and collection during 1997/98 by Ockbrook and Borrowash Historical Society identified a generalised spread of Roman pottery in field 7843 , with several small clusters occurring in the north eastern quarter of the field. The sherds consisted of 1 decorated Samian, 6 plain Samian, 37 Derbyshire Ware, 7 Grey Ware, 5 Mortaria, 1 Colour Coated and 3 other (various fabrics). Other finds included a glass fragment (possibly Roman), a scythe whetstone, two pieces of flint and twelve fire cracked pebbles. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Palfreyman, A & Ebbins, S (Ockbrook and Borrowash Historical Society). 1998. Ockbrook & Spondon Field-Walking Survey 1997-1998, Spondonwood Farm.



Grid reference Centred SK 417 374 (286m by 254m) (Multiple Site Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3703

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Record last edited

Feb 20 2015 3:52PM

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