Monument record CSA 001 - Church (site of) Home Farm

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Church (site of).


Grid reference Centred TM 375 479 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM34NE


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Church (site of). Said to have been demolished during C16. Shown upside down (in ruins/abandoned?) on Wm Kirby's map of 1736, and as a church in ruins on Bowen's map of 1755, suggesting visible presence at that date.
Three human skulls, one deformed, and other bones found in drainage operations. (S1)
Numerous skeletons, found at a depth of circa 2 - 3 feet in an irrigation trench some 10 feet from the road, sent to Calvin Wells ? . Presumably the graveyard of the lost church (S2).
More likely location (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) verbal report by one of the irrigation operatives to (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s), September 1995 (S4).

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, cards 962-93, 1968.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM34NE14, 1978.
  • <S3> (No record type): Medieval Archaeology, 13, 1969, 251.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S4> (No record type): Barker, G.. Barker G, Leiston, October 1995 (verbal).
  • <S4> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. 36 1986 141.
  • <S5> Bibliographic reference: CBA. Council for British Archaeology Group 7 Bulletin. No. 9 1962.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 19 2021 3:13PM

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