Monument record 0152700000 - 'POLKERRIS', CAMP ROAD

Summary

Possible site of Roman pottery kiln on Camp Road indicated by finds of pottery

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Roman pottery kilns found during landscaping work and partly excavated

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Type and Period (1)

  • POTTERY KILN? (2nd Century - 100 AD? to 199 AD?)

Description

POSSIBLE EARLY ROMAN KILN SITE. NOT EXCAVATED, BUT LARGE QUANTITIES OF COARSE POTTERY RESEMBLING HEDGERLEY & FULMER WARES (B1).
NGR TO 'POLKERRIS' (B2 ).
MR E C ROUSE CONFIRMS DISCOVERY IN GARDEN OF 'POLKERRIS', HIS COUSIN'S HOUSE. POT FOUND WHILE DIGGING HOLES FOR FENCE B3). OTHER KILNS: CASS 02670. Watching brief carried out in December 2002 by TVAS during groundworks for foundations of 2 new buildings failed to identify any archaeological remains (B4).
Negative watching brief in adjacent property (B5).

Sources (5)

  • <1>SBC13238 Article in serial: RECS OF BUCKS 15 1951 P277 (NOTE BY E C ROUSE).
  • <2>SBC11164 Index: Ordnance Survey. 1974. OS RECORD CARD SU 98 NE 05 & OS FIELD INVESTIGATOR, 24 SEPT 1974.
  • <3>SBC13802 Unpublished document: ROUSE E C & FARLEY M E, CORRESPONDENCE NOV 1979.
  • <4>SBC19827 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Services. 2002. Polkerris, 65 Camp Road, Gerrards Cross: An Archaeological Watching Brief.
  • <5>SBC22631 Unpublished document: Thames Valley Archaeological Services. 2006. 59 Camp Road, Gerrards Cross: An Archaeological Watching Brief.

Location

Grid reference SU 99250 87550 (point)
Civil Parish GERRARDS CROSS, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • SHERD (2nd Century - 100 AD? to 199 AD?)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

  • Event - Intervention: Disturbed find (EBC16153)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (Ref: CRG 02/89) (EBC16154)
  • Event - Intervention: Watching brief (Ref: CRG 05/138) (EBC16674)

Record last edited

Jun 28 2012 4:07PM

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