Monument record ADB 002 - Aldeburgh Brickyard

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Summary

Loom weights: 6 found in circular patch of charcoal and ash, circa 30ins in diameter, about 4 feet from surface in sand resting on the Chillesford clay.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 449 573 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM45NW
Civil Parish ALDEBURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Loom weights: 6 found in circular patch of charcoal and ash, circa 30ins in diameter, about 4 feet from surface in sand resting on the Chillesford clay. Two other similar discoveries were made behind the foreman's cottage in a now disused part of the works (cylindrical clay weights, circa 10 inches long, pierced through the centre)(S1)(S2). (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 954-5, 1954.
  • <S2> (No record type): PPS, 28, 1962, 321-3.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2009 1:29PM

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