Site Event/Activity record ESF21589 - Crucible analysis from, Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville

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Location Bloodmoor Hill
Grid reference Centred TM 521 899 (543m by 291m)
Map sheet TM58NW



English Heritage


Not recorded.



Excavations revealed a 1st to 2nd century Roman field and track system and extensive 6th to 8th century Anglo-Saxon settlement remains. An assemblage of 855g crucible and mould fragments was recovered from the site. Qualitative analysis of crucible and mould material revealed that they had been used to melt copper alloys Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: Related HER No. CAC 016 NMR No. 1265712 Project Type: Research project Investigation Type: ''Full excavation'' Reason for Investigation: Research Monument Type(s)/Period(s): FIELD SYSTEM Roman, SETTLEMENT Early Medieval , COPPER WORKING SITE Early Medieval Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): CRUCIBLE Early Medieval PROJECT LOCATION Area 1000.00 Square metres Grid Reference: TM518898 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Organisation: English Heritage Centre for Archaeology Brief originator: None Design originator: English Heritage Director/Manager: E Blakelock Supervisor: E Blakelock DIGITAL ARCHIVE Recipient: English Heritage Contents: 'Ceramics', 'Industrial' Media: 'Images raster / digital photography', 'Survey' PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: National Monuments Record Contents: 'Ceramics', 'Industrial' Media: 'Report' PHYSICAL ARCHIVE Recipient: Shire Hall, Bury St Edmunds Contents: 'Ceramics', 'Industrial' BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Qualitative Analysis of the Crucibles from Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville, Suffolk Author(s)/Editor(s): Blakelock, E. Other Bibliographic Details: 22/2005 Date: 2005 Issuer/Publisher: English Heritage Place of Issue or Publication: Portsmouth Description: A4 heat-bound report of 7pp (ISSN 1749 8775)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Blakelock E. 2005. Qualitative Analysis of the Crucibles from, Bloodmoor Hill, Carlton Colville, Suffolk.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Anglo-Saxon Settlement and Cemetery, Swallowfields, Bloodmoor Hill (Monument)

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Mar 26 2019 1:08PM

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