Hi Bill,
Earliest I have is Tate's excavation of Greaves Ash in Northumberland in 1861 followed by Swint Law the following year.

History of the Berwickshire Naturalists Club 4, 293-316 & 431-453.

All the best,


>From: Bill Bevan <[log in to unmask]>

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>Subject: Earliest RB rural settlement excavation
>Date: Tue, 2 Apr 2002 10:19:17 +0100
>Does anyone know the earliest recorded antiquarian excavation of a Romano-
>British rural settlement in Britain?

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