Romano-British Livestock Complex in Birmingham Excavations 2002-2004 and 2006-2007 at Longdales Road, King’s Norton, Birmingham
by Alex Jones, Bob Burrows, C. Jane Evans, Annette Hancocks and Josh Williams. vi+107 pages; 50 figures, maps, plans, drawings and photographs, 3 in colour; 3 data Appendices. Pice includes VAT. BAR 470 2008 Birmingham Archaeology Monograph Series 3
. Only available as e-version.
ISBN 9781407303628. £24.00.
Areas adjoining Ryknild Street, King’s Norton, Birmingham (England) were investigated between 2002 and 2007. The fieldwork was undertaken by Birmingham Archaeology on instruction from Birmingham City Council in advance of a new cemetery development. It comprised geophysical survey, trial-trenching, area excavation, watching brief and salvage recording. Contents: Chapter 1: Summary and Introduction (Alex Jones and John Halsted); Chapter 2: Area A, the Double-Ditched Enclosures (Alex Jones and Josh Williams, Small finds by Erica Macey-Bracken with Rob Ixer, Romano-British pottery by Annette Hancocks, Mortaria by Kay Hartley, Samian pottery by Steven Willis, Pottery discussion by Annette Hancocks); Chapter 3: Area B: the Livestock Herding Structures (Alex Jones and Josh Williams, Romano-British pottery by C Jane Evans, Mortaria by Kay Hartley, Samian Pottery by Steven Willis with Emily Bird, Charred plant remains by Pam Grinter), Chapter 4: Area C–D, the Roadside Plots (Bob Burrows and Alex Jones, Romano-British pottery by C Jane Evans, Introduction, Mortaria by Jane Timby, Samian Pottery by Felicity Wild, Charred plant remains by Val Fryer); Chapter 5: Other Investigations (Alex Jones and Paul Mason, Romano-British pottery by C Jane Evans, Trial-trenching outside areas excavated by Alex Jones); Chapter 6: Discussion and Conclusion.