Roman Remains in Burton Bradstock

Our searches to-date have found a number of items/references to Roman or Romano-British finds in and around the village:

Photo courtesy of Bridport Museum

These two pots were found during excavations when building flats on the South Side of the Bridport Road, west of the Anchor Inn, Burton Bradstock. They can be seen in Bridport Museum.

Dorset Proceedings Vol. 87 Page 114 describe the pots in some detail.

Also described in these same proceedings, are details of two Roman skeletons found at the same spot.

 

Dorset Proceedings Vol. 81 Page 106 describes Romano-British finds at the mouth of the river Bride, Burton Bradstock.

 

Dorset Proceedings Vol. 90 Page 167 mentions a Romano-British site at Sturthill, Burton Bradstock.

 

Roman head on gatepost in the Three Horseshoes yard in the 1930's. Unfortunately, it is no longer there. Believed to have been of marble.

(Copies of the Dorset Proceedings extracts were kindly provided by Dorset County Museum)

See also Bill Putnam's report on 'Prehistoric Burton Bradstock'

For Modbury archeaology digs see www.geocities.com/swyre1

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