Monument record LMD 031 - Chapel Field

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Summary

Road, 32 inches thick, 21 feet 6 inches wide, flanking ditches 6 feet wide.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 862 449 (248m by 612m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL84SE
Civil Parish LONG MELFORD, BABERGH, SUFFOLK

Map

Type and Period (5)

Full Description

Road, 32 inches thick, 21 feet 6 inches wide, flanking ditches 6 feet wide. Running SSW/NNE. C1-C2 pottery in ditches. Later re-cutting ditches on outside. Circular oven, probably late C2 overlaying W inner road ditch. An infant burial was nearby (S1)(S2). For finds details see (S2). Linear area of excavation needs defining on HER map.
Sample of finds from spoil heaps of 1970-72 excavations identified in 2002 - details in parish file.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 34, 1980, (4), 229-250.
  • <R1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 32, 1970, (1), 99.
  • <S2> Museum Record Card: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card 970-56, 1970.

Finds (11)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 24 1997 12:00AM

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