Monument record STT 017 - `Shottisham Field 669' (Prehistoric)

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Summary

Relatively thin scatter of circa 9 worked flints and 15+ heavily burnt flints found during intensive fieldwalking survey by John Newman in February 1990.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3164 4390 (112m by 156m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM34SW
Civil Parish SHOTTISHAM, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1988-1990: Relatively thin scatter of circa 9 worked flints and 15+ heavily burnt flints (?Preh) found during intensive fieldwalking survey by John Newman in February 1990. Also fieldwalked in February 1988 - no prehistoric' finds. Site just above small stream feeding into Shottisham Creek. Heavily plough damaged, much crag turned up, also bone fragments. To South is large area of dark soil - ? infilled pit (S1).

Descriptions of flint finds are broad, dating to a specific period bracket is ill-advised. However, they may be later Prehistoric, based on details of discovery, (S2).

Also Iron Age, Roman, Saxon & Medieval records.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Finds Report: Newman J. 1990. SAU, Newman J, site report, STT 017, June 1990, map. SAU, Newman J, site report, STT 017, June 1990, map.
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S2> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 10 2020 2:13PM

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