Dragonby (Money Field) Settlement

Iron Age Settlement and Romano-British Settlement

‘Money Field’ Iron Age/Romano British settlement site, Dragonby, excavated 1927-28, 1963 -1973. Scheduled monument.

Excavations in 1970

… excavation of site I continues to uncover timber buildings, metalled yards, ovens and gullies. Unstratified finds include two similar bronze statues of Mars, one in Classical style, the other in a more ‘native’ rendering.” (Britannia, 1971)

The statuettes are now held in the Scunthorpe Museum. Thealby Roman iron mine (SE9018) lies only a couple of miles to the north of the settlement, and the Humber crossing at Winteringham lay only about three miles to the north-east.

References for Dragonby

  • Britannia ii (1971) p.257.

Map References for Dragonby

NGRef: SE905138 OSMap: LR112

Roman Roads near Dragonby

None identified