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Monument record MDR7662 - Romano-British pottery and gully, Sheepbridge, Chesterfield

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Fieldwalking by Trent & Peak Archaeological Unit in 1994 identified 3 sherds of Romano-British pottery (1st century and 4th century) in two fields. (1) Subsequent trenching by ARCUS in one of the fields (SK361748) revealed two linear features. One of these proved to be a small trench or gulley with a single fill and containing two sherds of Romano-British greyware. Another trench in the same field exposed a buried ploughsoil. At the intersection of this with the modern ploughsoil two medieval sherds were found. A hammerhead rim from a Romano-British mortarium (3rd - 4th century AD) and a medieval body sherd were found in the machining spoil. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Excavation archive: Kennett, A and Garton, D. 1994. Results of the Fieldwalking at Sheepbridge, Derbyshire.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Garton, D & Kennett, A. 1994. Sheepbridge, Chesterfield: Second Phase of Archaeological Field Evaluation.



Grid reference Centred SK 36225 74889 (398m by 322m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1600
  • EDR2387

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Record last edited

Mar 12 2014 4:50PM

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