Monument record CRM 003 - Riverside Farm, Creeting St Mary.

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Possible villa, wall foundation, floor, several tesserae, tiles, painted wall plaster, pottery, details (S1).


Grid reference Centred TM 1055 5438 (51m by 50m)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (6)

Full Description

Building - ? villa. Wall foundation - cemented flint and limestone. Floor - cement and rubble. Several tesserae, tiles, painted wall plaster, pottery (S1). Found while digging field drains.
2019: metal detecting in this field associated with evaluation CRM 103 found 2 Roman coins and a Roman metal bowl.

C. 2011. This record notes a Mesolithic Harpoon found on this site. In the metadata for the HER find record it is noted as being a Portable Antiquities Scheme find. In 2020, no record of this find can be found in the PAS database or other source such as Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute, (S2).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 957-111, 1957.
  • <S2> Personal Correspondence: Cutler, Hannah. 2019. Personal Observations as part of the Enhancement of the Suffolk HER for the Palaeolithic & Mesolithic Periods project.
  • <S3> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Scott, E. 1993. A gazetteer of Roman villas in Britain. Site number SU 7..
  • <S5> Article in serial: Smedley, N. and F. A. Aberg. 1957. Archaeology in Suffolk 1957.

Finds (7)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (4)

Record last edited

Jun 15 2021 12:24PM

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