Monument record BNH 091 - Two graves of Saxon to medieval data and a pit/ditch of prehistoic date AW PIPELINE - Trench 8 (NPS)

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Summary

Two graves of Saxon to medieval data and a pit/ditch of prehistoic date.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 866 789 (5m by 23m)
Map sheet TL87NE
Civil Parish BARNHAM, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Evaluation identified A small undated pit towards the southern end of the trench. A Bronze age pit/ditch was located towards the middle of the tench and contained a number of worked flints . This Bronze Age feature was cut by a Saxon grave and inhumation laid out but slightly crouched with a iron knife and ring as grave goods. A second grave cut was also identified cutting the Bronze Age feature but was left un-excavated.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Crawley, P.. 2014. Archaeological Trial Trench Evaluation, on the route of Anglian Water Bury PZ - Barnham Cross to Little Welnetham Treated Water Main.

Finds (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 7 2016 2:11PM

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