Monument record CDD 019 - Intense Roman artefact scatter of metalwork, animal remains and pottery. (Rom)

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Summary

Intense artefact scatter found metal detecting and features found during excavation, see details.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1281 5471 (198m by 273m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM15SW
Civil Parish CODDENHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

1985: Scatter of pottery, coins and brooches, found metal detecting (S1). Coins range C2 - late C4 (? 380's), brooches include C1 types. Sliding steelyard weight (?) in form of a duck, lock pin (S1).
1988, 1989: Trial trench/es excavated by local history group; finds include pottery, one coin (sestertius of Commodus, AD 180-192), a bow brooch and a spatula (S4)(S5)(S8).
1988-1991: Summary of excavations in (S7).
November 1992: Two coarse red tesserae found in excavation by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s).
1994: Drawing of mortarium of DOINVS found in excavation ditch fill in file (S5).
1996: Further WORk was carried out on the Roman dutch system. Two of the ditches curve together to form a wider and deeper ditch. Sporadic dog remains occur (teeth), together with more abundant pig, sheep/goat and cattle bones. Other finds include three coins of carausins, an Aucissa brooch, glass, stamped samian and West Stow wares. For more detail see (S11).
2003, further work cariied out to excavate a ditch, results not known.
2004 geophysics survey by T Dennis, University of Essex - annotated sketch relating to excavated ditches by JF.
Also IA coin, Sax metalwork, various Med & Pmed metalwork.

Sources/Archives (12)

  • <S1> (No record type): Cummings D (IMDC), per SAU Ipswich, 1985-1987.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: finds report, coin list, drawings, field report.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, fieldwalking report, 1987.
  • <S3> (No record type): Coddenham Local History Club, Fulcher J, 1987.
  • <S4> (No record type): Fulcher J, Coddenham Local History Group, per SAU Ipswich, 1988.
  • <S5> (No record type): Fulcher J, Coddenham Local History Group, per SAU (J Plouviez), July 1989 & November 1992 & 1994, il.
  • <S6> (No record type): Cummings D (IMDC) per SAU (Plouviez J), January 1989.
  • <S7> (No record type): Fulcher J & Garrod S, Coddenham Local Hist Club, `Romano-British Excavatins at Coddenham', Suffolk L.
  • <S8> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH, 37 (1), 1989, 72.
  • <S9> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH, 37, 2, 1990, p. 159.
  • <S10> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH, 37 (3), 1991, p 267.
  • <S11> Article in serial: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology and History. PSIAH 39 (1), P.91.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 3 2017 12:53PM

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