Monument record BRH 010 - Medieval artefact scatter of pottery within a circular enclosure. (Med)

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Circular site, 48 feet in diameter with ditch 4 feet deep 6 feet across, also pottery found field walking, see details.


Grid reference Centred TM 137 509 (50m by 87m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TM15SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Circular site, in field E of church, 48 feet in diameter with ditch 4 feet deep 6 feet across. Pottery sherds with "piecrust" decoration (S2). Some dispute over dating of the pottery; Group Captain Knocker thought it C11 and R Rainbird Clarke thought C13. Basil Brown reports the circle appeared to have a clay floor with entrance at the west (S1).
Surface pottery finds in this field include IA, Rom, M-LSax as well as Med (S3). See also BRH 017, 018.
1990; Fieldwalking , produced sherds of medieval pottery (S3) (S4).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XIII, 69-73; XCVI, 142; card index 22.
  • <M1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Basil Brown archive : volumes, card index.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1949-192, 1949.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: fieldwalking finds report.
  • <S3> (No record type): Newman J, SAU, fieldwork 1990.
  • <S4> Unpublished document: Suffolk County Council Archaeologcial Service. Site Report. Newman J, SCCAS 1991.

Finds (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Dec 3 2019 1:57PM

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