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Roman pile

Description

4th century Roman pile; elm wood and wrought iron; shaped timber with pointed iron shoe; shoe with four iron arms extending up timber, each with two iron nail holes (square); c. 320 A.D. (carbon dated, Aston); wood splitting. From Bidford Roman causeway/Icknield Street. One of 58 removed.

  • Measurements

  • Length

    800 mm (total)
    475 mm

  • Width

    150 mm (max)