Monument record CAM 002 - Park Farm, Cavenham

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Summary

Two early Medieval inhumations with iron shears, pottery and glass objects found in 1900.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 762 699 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL76NE
Civil Parish CAVENHAM, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

(TL 762699) Two skeletons with Anglo/Saxon pottery, glassware and a pair of iron shears were found in 1900. (S1)

The area lies on a gentle north east slope within 250.0m of a small river. It is under permanent pasture and apart from a very slight amorphous disturbance there is nothing to identify the site. Mr Simpson the farm manager has no knowledge of the finds, and Lady Briscoe is deceased. (S2)

Further details in Grace Briscoe archive?

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Verbal communication: Briscoe Lady Theresa. Pers comm. Briscoe Lady Theresa, from local contacts.
  • <S2> Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 GJM 05-SEP-77.
  • <S3> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TL76NE21 (after Suffolk SMR), September 1977.
  • <S4> Article in serial: A, A. Bryan. 1998. Windmill gazetteer for England.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 18 2021 10:02AM

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