Monument record MTN 002 - Bury Hill

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Summary

1963: C13 sherds in IPSMG, `found during sewerage excavations' and later metalwork finds.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 274 498 (100m by 100m)
Map sheet TM24NE
Civil Parish MELTON, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

1963: C13 sherds in IPSMG, `found during sewerage excavations', grid reference (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) approximately (S1): is E of local finds and probably inaccurate.
1982: Following discovery of (Med) pottery (S2) 2 small trenches revealed pair parallel ditches containing large quantities C12-C14 Med coarse ware, including 'Melton Shelly Ware', probably of local manufacture (S3)(R1)(S6)(S7). For illustrations and discussion of Medieval pottery see (S7).
1985: Short cross penny, probably John (AD 1199-1216) found metal detecting (S5).
1987: Also copper alloy attachment in form of a ?bird's head & body, flat back, function & date unknown, found metal detecting by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s) (S4).

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <R1> (No record type): SAU, Ipswich, excavation archive.
  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 963-33, 1963.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file : finds report (coin), (S3)(S4)(S5)(S6).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, AR 58 (field walked pottery), 22 December 1982.
  • <S3> (No record type): SAU, Newman J, note in developers newsletter, Janauary 1988.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. SAU, Plouviez J, Finds ID record, February 1987.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. SAU, Plouviez J, finds report & photograph.
  • <S6> Excavation archive: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Excavation Report. SAU, Abbott C, Excavation Report, SCCAS 97/85, February 1997.
  • <S7> Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Anderson S & Newman J, Medieval Ceramics, 22-23, 148-152, 1998-9, ill.

Finds (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 26 2009 10:58AM

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