Britannia XXX (1999) Index

Main Articles

At the End of the World : Druidic and Other Revitalization Movements in Post-Conquest Gaul and BritainJane Webster1
Votive Objects and Objects of Votive Significance from Great WalsinghamJean Bagnall Smith21
The Colchester 'Child's Grave'Hella Eckardt57
A Survey of the Roman Fort and Settlement at Birdoswald, CumbriaJ. Alan Biggins & David J.A. Taylor91!
The Roman Bridge at Piercebridge, North Yorkshire-County DurhamA.P. Fitzpatrick & Peter R. Scott111
Health Care in the Roman NorthLindsay Allason-Jones133
Glass-making and the Sixth Legion at YorkH.E.M. Cool, C.M. Jackson & Jason Monaghan147
Fort Building and Military Supply along Britain's Eastern Channel and North Sea Coasts : the Later Second and Third CenturiesJ.R.L. Allen & M.G. Fulford163!
The Watling Street BurgiJim Gould185*
North Leigh Roman Villa, Oxfordshire: a Report on Excavation and Recording in the 1970'sPeter Ellis199
Pollen Evidence for the Environment of Roman BritainPetra Dark247*

Notes

Some Corrections to CSIR I, Fascicule 6 by Ian Caruana (273)
A Romano-Britis Brooch Type from North-Western and Northern England by Robert A. Philpott (274)
An Eagle from the East by Julian Reade (286)
The Military Origins of the Roman Town of Alchester, Oxfordshire by Eberhard Sauer (289)
A Note on, 'The Building of the Legionary Fortress at Inchtuthil' by David J.A. Taylor (297)
The Supposed Roman Road from the Long Mountain to Dolgellau by Hugh Toller (299)
A Mid-Fifth-Century Hoard of Roman and Pseudo-Roman Material from Patching, West Sussex by Sally White, John Manley, Richard Jones, John Orna-Ornstein, Catherine Johns & Leslie Webster (301)
A Roman Gold Signet-ring from Curdworth, Warwickshire by Philip J. Wise (315)

Roman Britain in 1998

I - Sites Explored
by ???? (319)

WALES

CARMARTHEN - (1) Carmarthen, Richmond Park, occupation debris (SN 4145 2030): p.320.

CEREDIGION (1) Salem, nr. Aberystwyth, coin hoard (SN6684): p.320.

GWYNEDD-POWYS (1) Caersws-Caer Gai Roman road (SJ 058137 to 059177, 053193 to 050194 & SJ 956247 [sic], SH 886303 to 890293): pp.320-22 & fig.2.

MONMOUTHSHIRE - (1) Abergavenny, The Levens (SO 300150): p.322; (2) Caerwent, (a) town walls (ST 469903), (b) war memorial (ST 469906), (c) Coach & Horses public house (ST 470904): pp.322/3; (3) Kemeys Inferior, Abernant Farm, cemetery (ST 3710 9175): p.323; (4) Monmouth, (a) Green Dragon Inn, Drybridge St. (SO 503124), (b) Hamilton House, 4 Glendower St. (SO 508126), (c) Overmonnow Garage, Cinderhill St. (SO 5067 1217), (d) Glendower St. (SO 508127): p.323; (5) Rogiet, Manor House Farm, IA & RB pottery (ST 456876): p.323; (6) Rogiet area, hoard of 3,778 coins (ST4582): p.323; (7) Sudbrook Camp, Roman building (ST 507873): pp.323/4; (8) Usk/Burrium, (a) Church St. (SO 3775 0080), (b) St. Mary's Priory Church (SO 3780 0095): p.324.

NEWPORT - (1) Caerleon/Isca, (a) Castle Acre (SO 350910), (b) Endowed School (ST 3375 9066), (c) Cadoc House, Old Vicarage Garden (ST 338906), (d) Usk Road (ST 342913), (e) Penrhos Farm, Usk Rd. (ST 341917), (f) Sports Centre, University of Wales, Newport (ST 334914): p.324; (2) Goldcliff, Hill Farm, Roman field-system (ST 368825): pp.324/5; (3) Nash, Waste Water Treatment Works, 1st/2nd C. field-system (ST 337840): p.325.

PEMBROKESHIRE - (1) Castell Henllys, Nevern, R-B Settlement N of I-A fort (SN 117391): p.325; (2) Porth-y-Rhaw, Solva, I-A promontory fort with R-B occupation (SM 786242): pp.325/6.

POWYS (1) Caersws Roman road (SO 0220 9186): p.326.

SCOTLAND

NORTH OF THE ANTONINE WALL

PERTH AND KINROSS - (1) Glenbank fortlet, resistivity survey (NN 812057): p.326; (2) Easter Powside rectangular enclosure (NO 056 245): p.326; (3) West Mains of Huntingtower, watch-tower (NO 072247): pp.327/8 & fig.3; (4) Ardunie marching-camp (NN 943 186): p.328; (5) Bochastle marching-camp, Callander (NN 611 077): p.328.

STIRLING (1) Drumquhassle fort, field-walking (NS 484874): p.328.

FALKIRK - (1) Camelon fort (NS 863810 & 866807): p.328; (2) Lochlands marching-camps (NS 854 812): pp.328/9.

ANTONINE WALL

FALKIRK - (1) Kinglass Park marching-camp (NT 004 811): p.329; (2) Kinneil House, geophysical survey (NS 981804): p.329.

NORTH LANARK - (1) Tollpark marching-camp (NS 778 774): p.329; (2) Dullatur marching-camps (NS 746 767): pp.329/30 & fig.4.

EAST DUNBARTONSHIRE - (1) Shirva, geophys and excavation (NS 687752 - 690755): pp.330/1; (2) Auchendavy fort, post-Roman and Neolihic occupation (NS 581716): p.331.

SOUTH OF THE ANTONINE WALL

DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY (1) Nethercleugh, Lockerbie, Roman road (NY 111854): p.331.

CITY OF EDINBURGH (1) Cramond (a) fort's E defences at Kirk Hall (NT 190768), (b) south-eastern road confirmed at Moray House (NT 195764): p.331.

EAST LOTHIAN (1) Inveresk (a) SE corner of fort at St Michael's Coach House (NT 344721), (b) early Antonine defences and civil settlement at Inveresk Gate (NT 345720): p.332.

SCOTTISH BORDERS - (1) Newstead/Trimontium fort, jasper intaglio (NT 571344); p.332 & plates.xxviA/B; (2) Lilliesleaf, I-A enclosure & round-house (NT 543255): p.332; (3) Tweeddale, Roman road, Horsburgh Castle Farm, Peebles (NT 295392): p.332.

ENGLAND

HADRIAN'S WALL AND THE NORTHERN COUNTIES

CUMBRIA - (1) ... ...

II - Inscriptions
by ???? (375)

MONUMENTAL

  1. London/Londinium, Upper Thames Street (TQ 3236 8080): pewter foil tablet, found unstratified in 1989 on the Roman waterfront, text in cursive script on both sides: CINTOS II LIBRAM INCROINATVRE ‌ PASTELOS AVRI VIIII SABANVM ALXADRI ‌ MAPPAM LOCELLVM TVMVM ‌ ORNATVM ANVLVM ARGENTE ‌ VM XI AVRIOS X OIIDI IV VENTI ‌ NOTANNS A DOMINO ILLVTRASI • NIICIOTORIS PVRDO. pp.375-7 & figs.1a/b.
  2. ibid., Bishopsgate (TQ 3302 8119): marble slab fragment found c. 1996 with associated Roman material: [...] vacat MAR[...] ‌ [...] vacat ET[...]. p.378.
  3. Marlborough Downs,, Wiltshire (SU1573): oblong lead tablet found in 1998 in Roman context, text in cursive script (transcription): vacat doa vacat ‌ deo Marti A[.]VNISEA id [est? ...] ‌ 3-4 eculium eum et secur[...] ‌ tidisse e ... illum iume . [...] ‌ rogat genium tuum dom[ine] ‌ n ut quampr[imu]m res [ideant?] ‌ nec eant per annos novem n[on eis] ‌ permittas nec sedere [nec ...] ‌ ...MIMBRIC[...]. p.378 & fig.2 p.379.
  4. Old Carlisle/Maglona, Cumbria (NY 259463): two fragments of red-sandstone slab found in 19995 in pasture to south of fort: [...] ‌ CA[...] ‌ ΛF[...] ‌ O[...] ‌ [...]. pp.379/80.
  5. Wallsend/Segedunum, Tyne & Wear (NZ 300660): buff-sandstone fragment found unstratified in 1998 near south-west gate of fort: [...] ‌ ♠ C[...] ‌ AV[...] ‌ BALIN[...] ‌ ASOL[...] ‌ [...]. pp.380/81 & fig.3.
  6. High Rochester/Bremenium, Northumberland (NY 833985): buff-sandstone fragment found in a field-wall to SW of fort in 1998: D[...] ‌ TE[...] ‌ [...]. p.381 & plate.xxix.

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

  1. STRATHCLYDE REGION Castledykes (NS9244) rectangular copper-alloy die found in the fort in 1998: LGC. p.383 & plate.xxx.