Monument record IKN 008 - R. Alde estuary (Rom)

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Salt extraction debris - clay briquetage, red soil, pot sherds.


Grid reference Centred TM 409 560 (82m by 44m)
Map sheet TM45NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Salt extraction debris - clay briquetage, red soil, pot sherds. Red layer circa one foot thick, extent circa 100 yards.
TM 4115 5615 "Sherds found in this area" - undated note on IPSMG map. Pottery sherds also found 1980 (S2).
Comparable to Snape 023 (S3).
Also IA pottery.
2002: Seen during Rapid Intertidal survey, 2002. Red hill or hills noted in salt marsh on eroded surfaces. Pottery collected from mud. Saltmarsh only c.50cm thick - red visible at base (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (Snape) copy (S3).
  • <S1> (No record type): Harrison Mrs M, 1979.
  • <S2> (No record type): Nixon D, 19 Kedington Close, Rougham, 1980.
  • <S3> (No record type): Filmer-Sankey W, letter, 1983.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. 2003. Assessment Report, Rapid Field Survey of the Suffolk Coast and Intertidal Zone. Everett, L. SCCAS. 2002.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Apr 30 2018 3:00PM

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