Monument record IKL 032 - Icklingham Plains (Roman)

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Summary

Thin scatter of Roman pottery.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 7558 7349 (85m by 110m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Oct 1951: TL 7556 7353 `A few RB sherds found 9.10.51 - a well marked dune worked by rabbits. Dark upcast on top of dune' (S1,S4).
1970: TL 7561 7347 `Scatter late sherds' found by M Lindsey. Nov 1980: Field walking survey of Icklingham Plains located thin scatter of Rom pottery, including Samian, Nene Valley, shell gritted, micaceous and non- micaceous grey ware and non diagnostic brick/tile fragments, on sandhill with darker soil disturbed by (?PMed) pits (S2,S3,S5).

Prigg probably excavated this site in 186

Close to further Roman site, IKL 055.

See also Iron Age record

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL77SE3, 1953.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: SAU, Plouviez J. 1980. Field notes & sketch map, 10 Nov 1980. SAU, Plouviez J, field notes & sketch map, 10 Nov 1980.
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Icklingham R-B, 1970.
  • <S4> Cartographic materials: MIHLM. 6 inch record map. MIHLM, Correspondents 6 inch map, Lady G Briscoe entry, Oct 1951.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Owles, E. J.. 1970. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1970.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 27 2021 3:42PM

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