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Somerset Historic Environment Record

54358

Site Name: Roman and Iron age settlement, Manor House, North Perrott
Civil Parish: North Perrott
Comprises:
PRN 11314Excavation (1997), Perrott Hill School
PRN 11678Evaluation (2001), Perrott Hill School, North Perrott
PRN 15141Watching brief (2001), Perrott Hill School, North Perrott
PRN 56919Evaluation (1997), Perrot Hill School, North Perrott
Grid Ref: ST 4675 0968 (ST 40 NE)
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Public access:

The public accessibility of this site is unknown or has not been checked. Please ask locally and do not visit without permission. [Information last updated on 21 May 2003]

Details:

Pot sherds including Samian, triangular bricks (? for kilns) and two first Brass of Vespasian and Domitian were found here and are in Taunton Museum. {1}

A lawn now occupies the area of the finds. The gardener cannot recall any additional material being found. Among the objects from the site are an IA triangular loom weight, IA "A", "B" and "C" pottery, a Roman nail and knife and the lower half of a rotary quern with Samian and coarse RB ware. {3}

References:

1 Mention - Page, W. Victoria History of the County of Somerset.  Vol. 1 (1906), 366.
2 Mention - Anon. The museum. Somerset Archaeology and Natural History  26 (1880), 84-86 (page 86)
3 Detailed records - Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division 1966 ST40NE1 (SCC Planning Department)
4 Museum accession number - TTNCM A460 - 463 [Somerset County Museum]
5 Museum accession number - TTNCM A467 - 471 [Somerset County Museum]
6 Museum accession number - TTNCM A466 [Somerset County Museum]
7 Museum accession number - TTNCM A2649 [Somerset County Museum]
8 Mention - Leech, RH. Romano-British Rural Settlement in South Somerset and North Dorset (1977) . PhD thesis, University of Bristol. Location: HER collections [gazetteer xvi]

Record created in December 1984

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