Monument record IKL 037 - Ramparts Field, Icklingham

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Summary

August 1970: "A trench dug to restrict car parking on the heath cut three small pits, two of which contained a few small sherds of undecorated pottery, and the third some with impressed twisted-cord decoration.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 788 715 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL77SE
Civil Parish ICKLINGHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

August 1970: "A trench dug to restrict car parking on the heath cut three small pits, two of which contained a few small sherds of undecorated pottery, and the third some with impressed twisted-cord decoration. The latter was accompanied by some flint flakes, a serrated blade and a scraper. 1970, reported by G I Moss" (S1,S5).

Pottery described as `undecorated Peterborough' and `Ebbsfleet with impressed twisted cord decoration' in (S2) and `Fengate' ware in (S4). Findspot cited as TL 788 714 (S1,S2,S4). However this is too far S for Ramparts Field - adjusted N accordingly.
1976: Broken flint blade found on surface of Ramparts Field at TL 790 715 (S3).


Also found was a silver denarius of Faustina Senior

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Icklingham, 1970.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: CBA. 1970. Bulletin Group 7, 17, 1970, 19.
  • <S3> Index: SAU, Mowat R. 1976. Accessions Register, 5 May 1976. SAU, Mowat R, Accessions Register, 5 May 1976.
  • <S4> Finds Report: Moss G I,. 1970. Moss G I, record sheet, 1970. Moss G I, record sheet, 1970.
  • <S5> Article in serial: Owles, E. J.. 1970. Archaeology in Suffolk, 1970.
  • <S6> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 19 2021 3:46PM

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