Monument record SPT 001 - Devil's Wood Pit (Neo)
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 1337 4440 (289m by 292m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||SPROUGHTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (5)
Settlement area, late Neo/EBA, post holes, a pit, pottery - late Neo with some beaker material, arrowheads, borer and knife, scrapers, cores, waste flakes.
Cremation in a small pit, mature adult, possibly male, Radio Carbon date 1340 +/- 130 BC (HAR - 1153) from charcoal (?alder) in pit, but sample very small. Not definitely contemporary with settlement evidence but both were sealed by marsh clay, probably laid down in MBA/IA. Excavated by E Martin, 1974 (S5).
TM 1333 4434 pottery and flints excavated by J J Wymer, 1972. TM 1346 4431 scraper found by R Forsdike.
TM 1331 4425 sharpened sheep's tibia (similar to SPT 009), distal end sharpened, proximal end pierced for suspension, polished by use, shows parallel scratch marks, found by R Forsdike.
See also Pal, Mes, BA, Rom.
- <R1> SSF18941 (No record type): SAU, AR 20.
- <M1> SSF43227 (No record type): Excavation file:.
- <S1> SSF50070 Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 1972-145, 1972.
- <M1> SSF50072 Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. (S5).
- <S2> SSF6836 (No record type): Gibson A M, Beaker Domestic Sites, BAR 107(i) 1982, 243.
- <S3> SSF5510 (No record type): EAA, 3, 1-15.
- <R4> SSF15293 (No record type): Owles E, 1975.
- <S4> SSF50042 Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 1972, 289-90.
- <S5> SSF50094 Bibliographic reference: Miscellaneous Bibliographic reference. Martin E, 'The Excavation of a Neo site in Devil's Wood Pit, Sproughton, 1974', ms 1974.
- FSF17289: POTTERY (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17290: WORKED OBJECT (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17291: ANIMAL REMAINS (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17292: TRANSVERSE ARROWHEAD (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17293: LEAF ARROWHEAD (Late Neolithic - 3000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17294: KNIFE (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17295: POTTERY PETERBOROUGH (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17296: AWL (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- FSF17297: (Neolithic - 4000 BC? to 2351 BC?)
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Jun 3 2020 3:50PM