Monument record CHL 004 - Pages Common Field (Un)

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Summary

Complex, rectilinear field system just N of ring ditches, CHL 013, 014, 015.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 1940 3768 (372m by 530m) (Centred on)
Map sheet TM13NE
Civil Parish CHELMONDISTON, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Complex, rectilinear field system just N of ring ditches, CHL 013, 014, 015. A length of trackway runs E-W at the S end of this complex, then a series of linear field boundaries can be seen intersecting to the N. A length of trackway at the N end of the complex runs SW-NE and is met by several short lengths of field boundary suggesting narrow rectangular strips as well as larger, squarer fields. Also concentric triple curved ditches on field to NE (S1)(S2).
1985: Bronze ?specialist craft hammer found by (see 'Not to be published on web' tab for finder/s and/or findspot/s)- ?oval (?solid) section with narrow face, just over 6cms long on sketch (S3). Note BA flat axe to S - CHL 009.
February 1992: Fieldwalked by Sylvia Laverton. Listed finds including various undated objects:- ?crucible rim fragment; 2 slag; oyster shells; horseshoe etc. Details in (S4)(S5).
Also see Rom, Sax, Med & PMed.

Sources/Archives (8)

  • <S1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. NMR, AP TM 1937/1/374,375, 1975.
  • <M1> Photograph: National Monuments Record. Air Photograph. APs: NMR TM 1937/1/374, 375; SAU AGM 25, 26; (S6).
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, AP AGM 25, 26, 1977.
  • <M2> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Parish file. Parish file: (S3).
  • <S3> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. SAU, finds ID record, received Bury December 1985, ill.
  • <S4> (No record type): Laverton, S.. Laverton S, report & maps, February 1992.
  • <S5> Unpublished document: Suffolk Archaeological Service. Finds Report. SAU, Plouviez J, finds reports (2), CHL 004, March 1992.
  • <S6> Photograph: Essex County Council. Air Photograph. Essex C C, Strachan D, AP, CP/96/15/2, June 1996.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Mar 3 2015 11:28AM

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