Site Event/Activity record ENT3641 - Watching brief on cable trench, Saxondale (Notts) to Swinderby (Lincs)


Grid reference SK 68770 39710 (point)
Map sheet SK63NE
District Newark
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Kneeton, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Langford, Newark
Civil Parish Newark, Newark
Civil Parish Saxondale, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Screveton, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Shelford, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Syerston, Newark
Civil Parish Thorpe, Newark
Civil Parish Bingham, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Winthorpe, Newark
Civil Parish Car Colston, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Collingham, Newark
Civil Parish East Bridgford, Rushcliffe
Civil Parish East Stoke, Newark
Civil Parish Elston, Newark
Civil Parish Farndon, Newark
Civil Parish Flintham, Rushcliffe



Trent and Peak Archaeological Trust


1993 - 1994



Watching briefs carried out in 1993 and 1994 along a c.25km length of the Fosse Way (A46) between Saxondale, Notts., and RAF Swinderby, Lincs. This work accompanied the laying of fibre optic cables in a trench along the roadside verge. … The trench was dug by mechanical excavator to a depth of 0.7 - 0.8m and a width of between 0.25 and 0.5m. (1) Grid ref for S end of trench at Saxondale roundabout.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: TPAT. Jun 1995. Archaeological Watching Brief of Fibre Optic Cable Trenches Excavated Along the Fosse Way from Saxondale, Nottinghamshire to Swinderby, Lincolnshire. pp 3, 7.

Related Monuments/Buildings (18)

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  • Core rejuvenation flake from Margidunum (Element)
  • Coursed limestone blocks near Bingham (Element)
  • Ditch complex adjacent to N defences, Margidunum, Car Colston
  • Ditches at Margidunum, Car Colston (Element)
  • Ditches, ramparts and walls at Margidunum, Bingham (Element)
  • Medieval pottery from Ad Pontem (Element)
  • Pit near Ad Pontem, Thorpe (Element)
  • Possible metalling at Margidunum, Car Colston (Element)
  • Roman finds from cable trench, Margidunum, Bingham and Car Colston (Element)
  • Romano-British features and finds at Ad Pontem, Thorpe (Element)
  • Romano-British pottery from Crococalana, Collingham (Element)
  • Saxon pottery from near Oddhouse Close, Ad Pontem (Element)
  • Scraper from near Ad Pontem, Farndon (Element)
  • Wall and ditches at Margidunum, Car Colston (Element)
  • Wall at Ad Pontem, Thorpe (Element)
  • Walls and demolition rubble at Margidunum, Car Colston (Element)
  • Walls, features and finds at Oddhouse Close, Ad Pontem (Element)

Record last edited

Apr 29 2015 11:36AM

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