Monument record WBG 022 - Junior House, Woodbridge School
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 2684 4964 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK COASTAL, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
Male skeleton and spearhead 'believed to be AS'. 'There were traces of a mound' (R1)(R2).
Found February 1873 by two men 'raising stones... about three feet below the surface'. A stone was placed each side of the skull and a spearhead, 18 inches long, and 'a piece of bronze, evidently broken off the rim of an urn or stone vessel, about three inches in length' (S4). Evidence for mount circumstantial? (S5).
Found on site of Junior House (Woodbridge School) near Haugh Lane. Junior House became Queens House in 1953, Queens House occupies a prominent position overlooking area to E & S (S2)(S3). Generalised grid reference amended after (S2)(S3).
- <R1> SSF11124 (No record type): Meaney, A.. 1964. A Gazetteer of Early Anglo-Saxon Burial Sites. Meaney, Gazeteer, AS Burial Sites, 1964, 236.
- <S1> SSF50032 Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM24NE12.
- <S2> SSF19780 (No record type): SAU, Newman J, site report, August 1992.
- <R2> SSF873 (No record type): Arnott W G, Place Names Deben Valley, 1946, 24.
- <S3> SSF22912 (No record type): Weaver M (Woodbridge School, teacher), August 1992.
- <R3> SSF50059 Bibliographic reference: Dark Age Index. Phillips C W, Dark Age Index.
- <S4> SSF50058 Bibliographic reference: Newspaper Article. Woodbridge Reporter, 13 February 1873.
- <S5> SSF50006 Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Site Report. Breen A in SAU (Newman J), SCCAS Report 98/65, Sep 1998, ill.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Mar 10 1999 11:30AM