Monument record BRH 003 - Eastall's Pit (Sax)

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Summary

Saxon pottery sherds, decorated.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 119 512 (201m by 186m)
Map sheet TM15SW
Civil Parish BARHAM, MID SUFFOLK, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Sax pottery sherds, decorated (S1)(S2)(S3).
1947-84: Sherd of pottery bearing deeply impressed marks and zonal lines. From basal part of the side of an urn. Found near Barham railway crossing, by H E P Spencer.
1947-156: Anglo-Saxon pottery sherd from shoulder of urn with grooved neck and shoulder. From top soil exposure near the crossing of the path from old Barham workhouse over the LNER on the NE side of the line.
1952-98: Three sherds (all plain) found in February 1972, mixed up with a box of fossils etc. The original registration for 1952-98 is for flint implements and does not mention pottery. The flints came from pits adjoining the Barham (footpath) level crossing of the railway. Collected by G L Ransome and H E P Spencer.
Also Pal, Mes, Neo.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1947-84, 1947.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1947-156, 1947.
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1947-98, 1952.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Dec 4 2019 11:34AM

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