NGRef: TL6221
OSMap: LR167
Type: Minor Settlement, Probable Temple Or Shrine
Stane Street: W (9) to Bishops Stortford (Essex)
Stane Street: E (10) to Braintree (Essex)
SSE (11) to Caesaromagvs (Chelmsford, Essex)
NW (17) to Great Chesterford
SW (32) to Londinivm

The settlement lay about the junction of the London road and Stane Street, to the west of where the latter crosses the River Chelmer. Excavations at the settlement's northern periphery exposed the rear of a roadside house-plot, about 110 metres deep:

Pre-Roman iron-age pottery sherds were found on the site, the earliest Roman pottery being late first century. Coinage recovered ranged from Vespasian to Honorius.

See: Roadside Settlements in Lowland Roman Britain by Roger Finch Smith (B.A.R. British Series #157, 1987) pp.161/2.
Page Citation: Kevan White (2018) "Roman Britain: GREAT DUNMOW"