Monument record SUE 035 - Site of possible Roman period saltern

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Summary

Finds relating to a Roman period saltern have been recovered from this area. Reddish and pale amorphous soilmarks visible on aerial photographs in the same area could relate to one or more levelled salterns, but could equally reflect the natural topography, and/or traces of Second World War structures since removed (SUE 083).

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 43104 51596 (170m by 215m)
Map sheet TM45SW
Civil Parish SUDBOURNE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Roman saltern finds (S1).
Also Med.

November 2015. Suffolk Coast and Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty National Mapping Programme.
Reddish and pale amorphous soilmarks visible on aerial photographs (S2) in the same area as finds relating to a Roman period saltern (described above) could relate to one or more levelled salterns. However, the marks could equally reflect natural topography, and/or traces of Second World War structures since removed (SUE 083).
S. Tremlett (Norfolk Historic Environment Service), 25th November 2015.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1).
  • <S1> Verbal communication: Personal communication. Greenacre A J per SCCAS (Plouviez J), 2000.
  • <S2> Vertical Aerial Photograph: Vertical aerial photograph. Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service Airmap96 29 237-239 05-AUG-1996 (Print).

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 10 2015 12:32PM

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