Monument record ERL 112 - RAF Lakenheath housing: Kennedy Street (Un)

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Summary

Single skeleton, undated, uncovered by builders in Nato Place, in grave cutting probable Roman layer.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 72543 79999 (101m by 100m)
Map sheet TL77NW
Civil Parish ERISWELL, FOREST HEATH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A single skeleton was hit by contractors working on building 400 Nato Place, RAF Lakenheath. The skelton is currently undated, but awaiting a C14 result. However it cuts a probable Roman soil layer. The skeleton was of an elderly man suffering from degenerative disease. Details in (S1). Radiocarbon dated to 1935+/-55 BP (GU-10887) (50BC-220AD)(S2).
See also Rom.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S1)(S2).
  • <S1> Unpublished document: Atfield, R.. 2008. Monitoring Report Generic. Caruth J, SCCAS 2003/8, January 2002.
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Various. SCCAS, Caruth J, No 2003/100, Appendix 7, December 2003.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 20 2012 2:08PM

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