Monument record BTM 001 - Site of a Roman cremation burial and findspot of six Roman vessels.

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Cremation burial and 6 vessels.


Grid reference Centred TL 712 739 (101m by 100m)
Map sheet TL77SW


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Cremation burial. Grave group discovered during enlargement of small pond in garden. Six vessels - a large coarse grey pot with the cremated bones of a young person; a samian dish stamped ATILIANFC (C2); two yellowish globular pots, one with handle; a heavy black platter and the lower half of a thin walled castor cup, ornamented with rows of rouletting (S1). Basil Brown has cutting from East Anglian Daily Times, 11 May 1957 which gives photograph of the pottery and says the finder was (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S3). Marked on OS map (S4).
Exact location of pond needs checking - note the only pond shown on the OS map of circa 2005 is further south

Note: undated inhumation BTM 037 within (?) 100m to SW.

Sources/Archives (6)

  • --- Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S1> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and F. A. Aberg. 1957. Archaeology in Suffolk 1957.
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card.
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, LXIV, 27.
  • <S4> Index: OS. OS Card. OS card TL77SW18 (Briscoe).
  • <S5> Cartographic materials: MIHLM. 6 inch record map.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 23 2021 3:17PM

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