Monument record BLB 076 - Blythburgh Priory

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Summary

Evaluation and geophysical survey, identified Saxon and medieval material including two burials and the possible monastic boundary ditch.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4516 7540 (165m by 106m)
Map sheet TM47NE
Civil Parish BLYTHBURGH, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Evaluation identified two inhumations that pre-dated the priory complex that were radiocarbon dated to AD 670-780 and AD 890 1020 and a probable 14th century burial. Details (S1).Geophysical survey, identified the possible monastic boundary ditch vallum monasteria (see BLB 001).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Wessex Archaeology. Archaeological evaluation and assessment results, Blythburgh Priory, Blythburgh BLB 076.

Finds (6)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 21 2014 10:58AM

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