ESS-A45A22: Roman tegula

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Unique ID: ESS-A45A22

Object type certainty: Certain
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A fragment of a tegula roof-tile, dating to the Roman period (AD 43-410). The fragment is of a buff coloured fabric with pale red patches. The breaks are old and very worn, probably owing to time in water. It measures 123.1mm in length, 63.1mm in width, 52.6mm in height and weighs 265g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 43
Date to: Circa AD 410

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 3
Length: 123.1 mm
Height: 52.6 mm
Width: 63.1 mm
Weight: 265 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 29th September 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Katie Marsden
Identified by: Miss Katie Marsden

Other reference numbers

Other reference: CIMS OEF 7517

Materials and construction

Primary material: Ceramic
Manufacture method: Hand made
Completeness: Fragment

Spatial metadata

Region: London (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Greater London Authority (Greater London Authority)
District: Southwark (London Borough)
Parish or ward: Riverside (London Borough Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: TQ3280
Four figure Latitude: 51.5035277
Four figure longitude: -0.09955492
1:25K map: TQ3280
1:10K map: TQ38SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Running water

References cited

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Recording Institution: ESS
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Updated: 4 years ago

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