Britannia XXIX (1998) Index

Main Articles

Designing Roman RoadsH.E.H. Davies1
God in Man's Image: Thoughts on the Genesis and Affiliations of Some Romano-British Cult-imageryMiranda J. Green17
Roman Manuscripts from Carlisle: The Ink-Written TabletsR.S.O. Tomlin31!
The Late Iron-Age and Roman Settlement at Elms Farm, Heybridge, Essex, Excavations 1993-5: an Interim ReportM Atkinson & S.J. Preston85
Rescue Excavations in the Vicus of the fort at Greta Bridge, Co. Durham, 1972-4P.J. Casey & B. Hoffmann111
Excavations on Two Farms of the Romano-British Period at Bryn Eryr and Bush Farm, GwyneddD. Longley, N. Johnstone & J. Evans185
Excavations South of the Legionary Fortress at Usk, Gwent, 1994A.G. Marvell & D.J. Maynard247
The Usurpers Constantine III (407-411) and Jovinus (411-413)J.F. Drinkwater269

Notes

A New Tombstone from Vindolanda by Anthony R. Birley (299)
How Many Rivers to Cross? by E.W. Black (306)
Roman Road and Settlement, Long Bennington, Lincolnshire by Yvonne Boutwood (307)
Tincomarus Commi filius by C.E.A. Cheeseman (309)
Forest Clearance during Romano-British Times: Re-addressing the Palynological Evidence by L. Dumayne-Peaty (315)
A Roman Relief Depicting Victory from Bolton, East Yorkshire by Peter Halkon (322
A Roman Intaglio Depicting a Warship from the Foreshore at King's Reach, Winchester Wharf, Southwark by Martin Henig & Alan Ross (325)
Buttercrambe Moor Roman Camp, Buttercrambe with Bossall, North Yorkshire by Peter D. Horne & Ian G. Lawton (327)
The Goldcliff Stone and Roman Drainage on the Caldicot Level: an Evaluation at Hill Farm, Goldcliff, 1996 by Martin Lococke (329)
London as a Provincial Capital by J.C. Mann (336)
The Creation of Four Provinces in Britain by Diocletian by J.C. Mann (339)
New Evidence from Aerial Reconnaissance for Roman Military Sites in Cheshire by Robert A. Philpott (341)
A Ceramic Cult Figure from Leicester by Richard Pollard (353)
The Risingham Praetensio by M.P. Speidel (356)
A Hitherto Unidentified Image of the Mithraic God Arimanius at Lincoln? by David Stocker (359)

Roman Britain in 1997

I - Sites Explored
by ???? (365)

WALES

CARMARTHENSHIRE - (1) Allt yr Hafod-Fawr practice camp (SN 8104 3179): pp.366/7 & fig.2; (2) Carmarthen, (a) The Esplanade (SN 4180 2045), (b) Old Oak Lane (SN 4175 2058), (c) Richmond Park (SN 4145 2030), (d) Furnace House Surgery (SN 4143 2043): p.367; (3) Doloucothi-Pumsaint, (a) Bryn Teg aqueduct (SN 6962 4340 to 6911 4344), (b) Ynysau Uchaf bath-house (SN 656403): p.367.

CEREDIGION - (1) Lampeter, Roman road from Carmarthen to Llanio (SN 5782 4768): p.368.

GWYNEDD - (1) Caernarfon, (a) Hafan, Lon Parc, Hen Waliau (SH 4825 6239), (b) Pendalar, Segontium (SH 485637): p.368; (2) Llanfor, magnetometer survey (SN 936364): p.368 & fig.3 p.369.

ISLE OF ANGLESEY - (1) Caim, Penmon, 3rd/4th C. occupation (SH 623809): pp.368/9; (2) Glyn, Llanbedrgoch, late-3rd/4th C. occupation (SH 515813): pp.369/70.

MONMOUTHSHIRE - (1) Caerwent/Isca Silurum, (a) Coach and Horses car park (ST 471905), King's Cottage (ST 4680 9075): p.370; (2) Caldicot, Church Farm defended enclosure (ST 4816 8916): pp.370/71 & fig.4; (3) Kemys Inferior, Abernant Farm roadside cemetery (St 3710 9175): p.371; (4) Monmouth R-B occupation, (a) Dixton Mound (SO 517137), (b) Granville Street to Wyebridge Street (SO 511128 to 510128), (c) Overmonnow Garage (SO 5067 1217), (d) The Queen's Head Inn (SO 510128), (e) 21, St James Square (SO 510129), (f) 36-38 St Mary Street (SO 509128): p.371; (5) Rogiet, Ifton Manor, 3rd/4th C. activity (ST 465879): p.371; (6) Trostrey Castle, Roman finds (SO 3595 0435): pp.371/2; (7) Usk/Burrium, (a) 25 & 28 Priory Gardens, bathhouse (SO 3780 0060), (b) The Castle Inn, Twyn Square, 2nd C. Drag.38 samian bowl (SO 340903): p.372.

NEWPORT - (1) Caerleon/Isca, (a) Bridge Street, 1st-3rd C. buildings (ST 340903), (b) Mill Street car park, 2nd C. occupation (ST 3415 9084): p.372; (2) Bulmore, Cats Ash Road, Roman road (ST 363909): p.372; (3) Coedkernew, (a) Great Pencarn Farm, 2nd/3rd C. structures (ST 283834), (b) LG Europe Development, 2nd/3rd C. occupation (ST2883): pp.372/3; (4) Goldcliff, Hill Farm (ST 368825): p.373; (5) Nash, Waste Water Treatment Works, drainage features (ST 335840): p.373.

>SMALL>POWYS - (1) Harpton, signal-station? (SO 235602): p.374; (2) Llanfrynach, Maesderwen Villa bath-house (SO 0692 2585): p.374. (3) Presteigne, Broad Heath Enclosure (SO 3420 6347): p.374; (4) Cwmdu, Pen-y-Gaer bath-house (SO 1660 2205): p.374.

RHONDDA CYNON TAFF - (1) Miskin, School Road, 3rd/4th C. smithing (ST 0520 8144): p.375.

WREXHAM - (1) Plas Coch, Romanised rural farm (SJ 326515): p.375.

SCOTLAND

NORTH OF THE ANTONINE WALL

ABERDEENSHIRE - (1) Kintore marching-camp (NJ 786164): p.376.

PERTH AND KINROSS - (1) Dunning marching-camp (NO 025148): p.376; (2) West Mains of Huntingtower watch-tower resistivity survey (NO 072246): p.376; (3) Parkneuk Wood, Roman road (NN 915185): p.376; (4) Quiltburn, possible fortlet? (NN 893176): pp.376/7 & fig.5; (5) Glenbank fortlet, resistivity survey (NN 812057): p.377; (6) Blackhill Wood watch-tower (NN 845108): pp.377-9 & fig.6.

STIRLING - (1) Drumquhassle fort (NS 484876): p.379.

ANTONINE WALL

FALKIRK - (1) Tamfourhill (NS 8537980): p.379.

EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE - (1) Bearsden, Bellaig Avenue (NS 535724): p.379.

SOUTH OF THE ANTONINE WALL

CITY OF GLASGOW - (1) The Langcausey, Cathkin Braes (NS 625578 - 629569): p.379.

SOUTH LANARK - (1) Clydesdale, Roman road, Paddy's Rickle Bridge (NS 982159 - 985159): p.380.

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - (1) Annadale Roman road (NT 074051): p.380; (2) Drumlanrig marching-camp (NX 857 988): p.380; (3) Islafoot marching-camp (NX 859 991): p.380.

CITY OF EDINBURGH - (1) Cramond fort, white-sandstone sculpture (NT 194767): p.380.

MIDLOTHIAN - (1) Pathhead marching-camp (NT 395 639): p.380.

EAST LOTHIAN - (1) Inveresk fort, possible timber amphitheatre (NT 342720): p.381.

SCOTTISH BORDERS - (1) Newstead/Trimontium fort, geoPhys of Mansio & bath-house (NT 571344): p.381.

ENGLAND

HADRIAN'S WALL & NORTHERN COUNTIES

CUMBRIA - (1) Brampton ...

II - Inscriptions
by ???? (433)

MONUMENTAL

  1. Uley, Gloucestershire (ST 789996): three fragments of lead sheet; reconstructed text: [c. 12]IORID[.]SONAE[...] ‌ LTELL[...] ‌ ..ESVNT sus[pe]cti sunt inter[...] ‌ [.]LLVS[..]EVSRE[.]VMINVENETET[...] ‌ lami[l]la ina et anulli quator[...]. pp.433/4 & fig.1.
  2. Gloucester/Glevum, St. Mary Magdalene Chapel, London Road (SO 8432 1899): two fragments of oolite tombstone: T(itus) Lus[i]us ‌ Nym[p]hius ann[o]r(um) XX ‌ h(ic) s[itus] e[st].. pp.434/5.
  3. Wood Eaton, Oxfordshire (SP 537126): copper alloy letter found on site of Roman temple A. p.435.
  4. ibid.: fragment of letter M. p.435.
  5. ibid.: two fragments of letter O or C or G. p.435.
  6. ibid.: fragment of votive copper-alloy plaque with dot-punched text: [...] ‌ [...]MOS ‌ S ΛDO. p.435.
  7. Chesterholm/Vindolanda, Northumberland (NY 768663): left part of buff-sandstone slab found re-used in the 4th C. praetorium: D... ‌ T ANN... ‌ CENTVR... ‌ TVNGR... ‌ DIORVM... ‌ T INBELL... ‌ FECTVS FIL ETARC... ‌ H E (or F).... pp.435/6.
  8. ibid.: buff-sandstone slab re-used as drain cover in via principalis outside the praetorium: HP III. p.436.

INSTRVMENTVM DOMESTICVM
only items of military or special note are listed here

  1. Woodhurst, Wheatsheaf Road (TL 319759): fragment of silver: VRSACI XP VIVAS. p.436.
  1. Chesterholm/Vindolanda (NY 768663): silver ring, inscribed on bezel: MΛ ‌ TRIBV ‌ PΛRC. p.440.