Monument record EWL 028 - St Lucy, Church Road, Elmswell

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Summary

Monitoring identified a cremation pit containing human charred bone, within a larger feature associated with of loom weights, pottery, worked flint and burnt flint.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 9833 6363 (2m by 2m)
Map sheet TL96SE
Civil Parish ELMSWELL, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Monitoring at St Lucy Church rd elmswell. During the monitoring, a cremation pit containing human charred bone was discovered. The cremation pit was located within a larger feature; possibly a pit or a ditch terminus as the larger feature did not extend beyond the cremation pit at ite northerly extent. Associated finds with the human remains were fragments of loom weights; pottery; worked flint and burnt flint. A C14 date gave the feauture a close dateing to around 900 BC; the end of the Bronze Age and the beginning of the Iron Age (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Payne, D. 2012. Archaeological Monitoring Report, at St Lucy, Church Road, Elmswell, Suffolk.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2020 4:30PM

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