Monument record ASY 007 - "Field No 53", Ashby, (Prehistoric).

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Summary

March 1998: variety of finds found fieldwalking.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 484 997 (477m by 474m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM49NE
Civil Parish SOMERLEYTON, ASHBY AND HERRINGFLEET, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

March 1998: Fieldwalking survey by Lowestoft Archaeological & Local History Society Field Group located variety of finds.
12 flint scrapers, butt from probable core axe-head, 5 trimmed flakes, 14 secondary flakes, 4 cores, 2 blades & 2 pot boilers.
Body sherd of dark grey fabric full of white grit (Iron Age?). Details in (S1, S3).

Descriptions of finds are broad, dating to a specific period bracket is ill-advised. However, they may be later Prehistoric, based on older version on this record, (S3).

Also see Medieval & Post Medieval.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Finds Report: LALHS. 1998. Report of fieldwalk & Pottery & Flint finds record sheets, March 1998. LALHS, Report of fieldwalk & Pottery & Flint finds record sheets, March 1998.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S3> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Dec 4 2019 2:07PM

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