October 2013 - Roman settlement - Département de Morbihan, Bretagne, France

The image below presents the magnetometry data from this survey, and highlights remains of adjacent enclosures and associated remains sited along the route of a Roman road. Each enclosure contains remains of several kilns and further features used for large-scale pottery manufacture to the region. This survey area lies on a south facing slope in proximity to wet and marshy ground. The southern and northern perimeter could not be fully investigated due to poor ground conditions.

Linear settlement situated along a Roman road, detailing enclosures containing kilns used for pottery manufacture

Instrumentation and methodology

5 sensor magnetometer cart system with GPS, 10cm sample interval, line separation 0.5m.

Geoscan electrical resistivity twin probe array, sample interval 0.5m, line separation 1m

Soils

Argillic brown earths

Reporting language

French