Find Spot record CAV 003 - River Stour, Cavendish

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Summary

Iron Age pottery vessel, dating between circa BC50-AD50, was found circa 1952. A Late Bronze Age cremation urn, was previously found near the same spot in 1843.

Location

Grid reference Centred TL 795 453 (100m by 100m) (Approximate)
Map sheet TL74NE
Civil Parish CAVENDISH, ST EDMUNDSBURY, SUFFOLK
County ESSEX

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Full Description

1952: Complete cordoned pot, Iron Age 'C', covered in chalk deposit. Recovered from river Stour in front of Cavendish Hall (S1-S5)..

An Iron Age pottery vessel (circa BC50-AD50) was found by W Shaw while fishing in the River Stour at TL 795454 circa 1952. Now in the possession of Mrs Brocklebank, Cavendish Hall. A late Bronze Age urn, inverted over cremation burial, was previously found near the same spot in 1843. This was given to the old Sudbury Museum (not at Belle Vue) but it's whereabouts are not now known. (S4-S5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, LXIV, 18 (photograph in Evening Star 19.1.53.).
  • <S2> Unpublished document: Basil Brown. Basil Brown Archive. Brown B, XCVIII, 104, 106 (photo in Evening Star 19.1.53 & EADT 20.1.53).
  • <S3> Index: Ipswich Museum. IPSMG card. IPSMG, card Cavendish IA `C', undated.
  • <S4> Article in serial: Elliott, C. R.. 1952. Pottery Vessel found at Cavendish.
  • <S5> Digital archive: Historic England. National Record Of the Historic Environment.

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Record last edited

Jan 5 2021 12:38PM

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