Monument record FEX 088 - Brackenbury Battery site - Roman features and finds (Rom)

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Summary

December 1994: Rapid evaluation of single line of trenches traversing former Brackenbury Battery site, prior to construction of sea defences, located multi-period features and finds.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3188 3543 (332m by 426m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM33NW
Civil Parish FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (5)

Full Description

December 1994: Rapid evaluation of single line of trenches traversing former Brackenbury Battery site, prior to construction of sea defences, located multi-period features and finds.
Major group of Rom finds and features and stratigraphy representative of part of large settlement/port. Pottery dates range from C2-C4 with a fairly high proportion of fine wares including imported Samian and Rhenish wares, and Nene Valley and Pakenham products. For details of finds and features see (S2). Also face pot fragment - for comments see (S3).
For early finds of Rom date from this site see FEX 053.
Also see Preh, BA, IA, Sax, PMed and Un.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU, Boulter S, December 1994.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S2).
  • <M2> (No record type): Evaluation archive:.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: JN/ SB. 1995. Eval report. Coast Protection Scheme, Brackenbury Phase II, Felixstowe.
  • <S3> (No record type): Braithwaite G, letter, August 1995.

Finds (10)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 21 2013 2:54PM

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