BUC-51E8C3: Roman greyware pottery

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Unique ID: BUC-51E8C3

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Eleven sherds of Roman greyware pottery, dating from c.100-400 AD. There are four pieces of rim, one piece of base, and six pieces of body sherds. The sherds are a light grey colour, with a gritty texture.

Fragment 1: Piece of rim. Length: 106.7mm, Width: 38.8mm, Thickness: 17.6mm, Weight: 57.73g

Fragment 2: Piece of rim. Length: 67.9mm, Width: 30.8mm, Thickness: 8.9mm, Weight: 34.54g.

Fragment 3: Body sherd. Length: 50.7mm, Width: 47.8mm, Thickness: 11.3mm, Weight: 25.08g.

Fragment 4: Piece of rim, slightly orangey colour. Length: 69.8mm, Width: 38.3mm, Thickness: 7.8mm, Weight: 33.34g.

Fragment 5: Piece of rim. Length: 50.9mm, Width: 28.7mm, Thickness: 6.1mm, Weight: 16.99g.

Fragment 6: Body sherd. Length: 42.6mm, Width: 27.1mm, Thickness: 7.8mm, Weight: 11.99g.

Fragment 7: Body sherd. Light grey white colour. Length: 39.7mm, Width: 31.3mm, Thickness: 8.8mm, Weight: 9.27g.

Fragment 8: Body sherd. Length: 44.1mm, Width: 34.4mm, Thickness: 10.0mm, Weight: 18.33g.

Fragment 9. Body sherd, one edge is slightly curved, possibly part of the rim or a handle. Length: 37.6mm, Width: 28.3mm, Thickness: 4.3mm, Weight: 7.63g.

Fragment 10. Body sherd. Length: 56.3mm, Width: 34.8mm, Thickness: 6.1mm, Weight: 13.96g.

Fragment 11: Base. Length: 74.7mm, Width: 42.2mm, Thickness: 10.5mm, Weight: 42.02g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 11
Weight: 281 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Thursday 15th December 2016

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Arwen Wood
Identified by: Arwen Wood

Other reference numbers

Other reference: AYBCM 4637

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Buckinghamshire (County)
District: Aylesbury Vale (District)
Parish or ward: Whitchurch (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SP8022
Four figure Latitude: 51.89082282
Four figure longitude: -0.8389255
1:25K map: SP8022
1:10K map: SP82SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Date find submitted for recording
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BUC
Created: 2 years ago
Updated: About one year ago

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