Monument record FEX 017 - Brackenbury Barracks (Rom)

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Summary

1957: Pot sherds, samian fragment.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 3178 3557 (132m by 155m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM33NW
Civil Parish FELIXSTOWE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1957: Pot sherds, samian fragment. ? C2. Found digging foundations of building near Brackenbury Barracks at TM 317 355. Two bowl rim fragments, 1 soft red ware base, 1 samian rim (much worn)(S2).
Previous scatter including late C2 - TS stamp 'Venator' (of Lezoux) found in barracks construction circa 1916-1917 (S1)(R1).
September 1995: Area delineated on HER map corrected from TM 316 355 to area centreing on TM 3178 3557 after (S1). Also section of Roman road seen in 1916 (TM 3180 3555?) when barracks built (S2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Source Unchecked: RCHME?. Various. Field Investigators Comments. F1 JET 13-FEB-51.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM33NW15..
  • <S2> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, cards (2) 967.34 (T Felgate).
  • <S3> News Paper: S D Wall. Felixstowe Times. 26.02.38.

Finds (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Aug 10 2021 2:25PM

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