Monument record LMD 008 - Meeting Field

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Summary

Roman finds and pits.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 861 453 (101m by 100m)
Map sheet TL84NE
Civil Parish LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Bronze brooch from trench NE of footpath through Meeting Field. Camulodunum type VII. Nauheim type. Nero - Claudian. (Drawing IPSMG card). Sestertius Antoninus Pius, AD 144, RIC 750. Found 1970 (S1).
Two pits - C1 & C2 pottery- found in building operations:-
1. Pit found 1970 - rough cast beaker.
2. Pit found 1969, 10 feet deep - mainly C2 (S3). Two further pits with C1/C2 pottery are listed & planned in (S2).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <S1> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 958-70, 99, 970-121.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 28, 1960, (3), 284-285 (site nos 20 & 21), fig 43 (plan).
  • <S3> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 969-3, 1969.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 31, 1969, 323.

Finds (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Feb 23 2016 1:38PM

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